Twin Maples Healthcare is a small nursing home in Durham, Connecticut. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best nursing homes in Connecticut. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. As you can see below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 44 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that area, we gave this facility an A. Nursing grades are tied to nurse staffing levels. This facility provided 2.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

This nursing home also was strong in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A-. Only a select group of facilities received a better grade in this area. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.58 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: BJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Turning to the last category, this facility was awarded a high-end short-term care rating. We awarded it a B+ in this area, rounding out one of our better profiles. In our short-term care grade, we endeavor to create a fair gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Twin Maples Healthcare Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
5.36%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
A-
2.17%
State
B
3.79%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with insufficient hygiene.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.08%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B-
15.93%
State
B-
15.31%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
A
12.21%
State
B+
17.57%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a measure of quality of life.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
1.3%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B-
91.18%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
B-
16.54%
State
B
15.34%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A-
21.37%
State
B
17.83%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A+
0.73
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
C
21.37
State
B
17.83
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Midstate Medical Center 8.9 mi
435 Lewis Avenue Meriden Connecticut 06450
(203) 694-8200
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Middlesex Hospital 9.12 mi
28 Crescent St Middletown Connecticut 06457
(860) 344-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Yale-New Haven Hospital 14.49 mi
20 York St New Haven Connecticut 06504
(203) 688-4242
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Hospital of Central Connecticut, The 16.04 mi
100 Grand Street New Britain Connecticut 06050
(860) 224-5011
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Waterbury Hospital 19.1 mi
64 Robbins St Waterbury Connecticut 06721
(203) 573-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary

Nearby Dialysis

Wallingford Dialysis Care LLC 5.17 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
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(203) 265-0667
Central Ct Dialysis Center 5.99 mi
Dialysis Stations: 23
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(203) 639-2880
u.s.renal Care North Haven Dialysis 6.36 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
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(203) 234-7071
Comprehensive Dialysis Care LLC 6.43 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
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(203) 238-1962
North Haven Dialysis Center 7.41 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
266 State Street Suite 2 North Haven Connecticut 06473
(203) 230-1946
Davita Pdi Middlesex Dialysis Center 9.31 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 22
100 Main Street, Suite A Middletown Connecticut 06457
(860) 346-5600
Shoreline Dialysis Center 9.84 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
34 East Industrial Road Branford Connecticut 06405
(203) 315-8113
Davita Hamden Dialysis 9.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
3000 Dixwell Avenue Suite 100 Hamden Connecticut 06518
(203) 281-5361