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5.63%
3.29stars
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Vermont Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

B+
5.63%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who have sustained a fall which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.

B-
4.78%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.

B
2.48%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

B
14.39%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

B+
16.61%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some argue this is a reliable measure of quality of care.

C
7.54%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.

B
95.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

B-
17.79%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

A-
21.78%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

A-
1.18

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

C
21.78

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

B-
12.06

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

A-
76.1%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Vermont's
Nursing Home Quality
B+
B
Long-Term Care
A-
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about Vermont
Number of Hospitals: 16
Number of Dialysis facilities: 8
Number of Medicaid beds: 3,077

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home
  2. Farren Care Center
  3. Langdon Place of Keene
  4. Sweet Brook of Williamstown Rehabilitation & N Center
  5. Thompson House Nursing Home
Vermont is ranked as the 22nd best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Coos County Nursing Home
  2. Franklin County Rehab Center
  3. Centers for Living and Rehab
  4. The Villa Rehab
  5. Champlain Valley Physicians Hosp Med Center S N F
Vermont is ranked as the 22nd best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Menig Nursing Home
  2. Langdon Place of Keene
  3. Coos County Nursing Hospital
  4. Morrison Nursing Home
  5. Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home
Vermont is ranked as the 33rd best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Morrison Nursing Home
  2. Wake Robin-Linden Nursing Home
  3. Cheshire County Home
  4. Coos County Nursing Home
  5. Hanover Terrace Health & Rehabilitation Center
Vermont is ranked as the 20th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Vermont cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Barre3 1 1
C
Bennington4 1 1
B
Brattleboro2 0 1
A
Burlington3 2 1
B
Newport2 1 1
B
Rutland3 1 1
A-
Saint Albans3 1 1
A-