Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home is a small nursing home located in Shelburne, Vermont. This facility is among the best facilities we found. This nursing home received one of the top grades we offer. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it as one of the three best nursing homes in Vermont. One of the major highlights of this facility's exemplary report card is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Vermont Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Vermont Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Vermont Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
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. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are quite minor. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also want to note the fact that this facility received a dominant grade of A in our short-term care category. In our short-term care category, we attempt to craft a fair gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing score analyzes quite a few factors, most of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving a resident more often.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next area, this nursing home also performed admirably in our long-term care category. We awarded it a grade of A- for that category. This completed truly elite report card. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.92473 percent of its patients. This is a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths for the nursing home population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 6.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 4.61% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 2.86% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have had urinary tract infections. UTI's may be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 15.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 15.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 12.18% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 95.68% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 18.04% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 23.81% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 1.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 23.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 13.96 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home, 78.83% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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