Wilton Meadows Health Care Center
439 Danbury Rd Rt 7, New Fairfield CT 06812 · (203) 834-0199 · 91.95% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Lata
Wilton Meadows Health Care Center is a facility located in New Fairfield, Connecticut. This city has 13,881 people. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of our more impressive ratings. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all facilities in the country. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also quite good. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 148 Beds
For profit - Corporation
One of the reasons this ended up being a quality nursing home is it received a very impressive inspection grade. Inspections turned out to be its best category. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of A. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. It does not appear that we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. We wish we had more data for this nursing home. Without having access to all of the deficiency data, it ended up being difficult to evaluate it in the area of inspections.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Nursing scores are mostly tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This place offers an extremely impressive 4.1 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is among the highest figures in the country. Lastly, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any facility the nation in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning our next area, this facility was awarded first-rate short-term care score. In fact, we gave it a score of A- in that area. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. We were quite impressed to discover that this facility provides its patients measurably more physical therapist hours than most other nursing homes. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to the last category, this facility was awarded an excellent long-term care grade. While this wasn't as elite as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the stronger grades a facility can receive. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were not able to locate information on vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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