MASONICARE HEALTH CENTER - WALLINGFORD, CT

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Addresss:
22 MASONIC AVE PO BOX 70
WALLINGFORD, CT, 06492
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (203) 679-5900

Number of Certified Beds: 382
Total Number of Residents: 371
Percent of Occupied Beds: 97%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: Non profit - Corporation
Located Within a Hospital?: Yes
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: Yes
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: Yes
Quality Indicator Survey?: Yes
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Skilled Nursing Facilities

Overall Star Rating: 2 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 1 Star
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 3 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 3 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Administrative Staff - Full Time: 28.17
Administrative Staff - Part Time: 6.84
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 78.74
Certified Nurse Aides - Part Time: 124.26
Dietitians - Under Contract: 1.14
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 31.69
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 30.83
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 38.56
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 19.96
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Part Time: 27.66
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 14.70
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Full Time: 75.03
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 6.50
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 1.14
Social Workers - Full Time: 4.23
Dentists - Under Contract: 0.10
Dietitians - Part Time: 0.17
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Part Time: 2.66
Occupational Therapists - Part Time: 2.54
Other Physicians - Part Time: 0.97
Physical Therapists - Part Time: 3.24
Administrative Staff - Under Contract: 1.14
Food Service Personnel - Under Contract: 3.43
Medical Directors - Full Time: 1.27
Mental Health Services Personnel - Full Time: 0.59
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Under Contract: 0.46
Physician Extenders - Full Time: 3.31
Podiatrists - Under Contract: 0.13
Registered Nurses - Under Contract: 4.44
Dietitians - Full Time: 2.29
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Part Time: 11.23
Registered Nurses - Part Time: 16.24
Social Workers - Part Time: 1.07
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 3.20
Pharmacists - Full Time: 3.94
Occupational Therapists - Full Time: 5.20
Physical Therapists - Full Time: 6.06
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Full Time: 1.97
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Under Contract: 8.89
Speech Pathologists - Part Time: 2.46
Physician Extenders - Part Time: 3.16
Pharmacists - Part Time: 0.69
Mental Health Services Personnel - Part Time: 0.37
Other Physicians - Full Time: 1.77

Number Of Beds
Total: 548
Total Certified: 382
For Residents With Alzeheimers: 120

Provided Services
Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Physician Extender Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Physician Extender Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Non Residents
Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$4,436
Connecticut:

$17,391
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$5,489
State:

$6,829
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.76%
State:

2.20%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$6,346
State:

$25,184
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$7,669
Connecticut:

$9,367
Number of discharges: 12
This Nursing Home:

4.40%
State:

2.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,145
Connecticut:

$23,261
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,420
Connecticut:

$8,225
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.23%
Connecticut:

3.23%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,388
Connecticut:

$34,260
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,382
State:

$12,013
Number of discharges: 21
This Nursing Home:

7.69%
Connecticut:

2.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$4,882
State:

$17,907
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$4,915
Connecticut:

$6,303
Number of discharges: 28
This Nursing Home:

10.26%
State:

3.14%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$3,855
Connecticut:

$16,214
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$4,361
Connecticut:

$5,761
Number of discharges: 33
This Nursing Home:

12.09%
Connecticut:

2.20%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$5,173
Connecticut:

$22,174
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$6,233
Connecticut:

$8,399
Number of discharges: 14
This Nursing Home:

5.13%
Connecticut:

2.40%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$7,211
State:

$28,675
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$8,678
State:

$11,336
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

12.09%
Connecticut:

1.30%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,248
State:

$39,858
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$11,973
Connecticut:

$16,055
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.23%
State:

1.45%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,110
State:

$42,041
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$11,751
Connecticut:

$15,726
Number of discharges: 13
This Nursing Home:

4.76%
Connecticut:

4.77%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$3,884
State:

$17,579
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$4,446
State:

$5,795
Number of discharges: 45
This Nursing Home:

16.48%
Connecticut:

0.65%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$5,987
Connecticut:

$22,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,382
Connecticut:

$8,065
Number of discharges: 27
This Nursing Home:

9.89%
State:

2.98%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate: 25%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

22%
Connecticut:

19%
Always
This Nursing Home:

70%
Connecticut:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

3%
Connecticut:

5%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

19%
State:

17%
Always
This Nursing Home:

78%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

11%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

32%
Connecticut:

28%
Always
This Nursing Home:

51%
Connecticut:

61%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Usually
This Nursing Home:

41%
Connecticut:

25%
Always
This Nursing Home:

59%
State:

69%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

14%
Connecticut:

21%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

28%
Connecticut:

20%
Always
This Nursing Home:

58%
State:

59%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

8%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

19%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

72%
Connecticut:

71%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

21%
State:

16%
Usually
Here:

27%
Connecticut:

34%
Always
This Nursing Home:

52%
State:

50%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

81%
Connecticut:

82%
No
Here:

19%
Connecticut:

18%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
This Nursing Home:

13%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

25%
9 or 10
Here:

61%
Connecticut:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

9%
Connecticut:

5%
Yes, probably
This Nursing Home:

29%
Connecticut:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Nursing Home:

62%
Connecticut:

71%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Nursing Home:

97.0%
Connecticut:

99.5%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
Connecticut:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Nursing Home:

86.0%
State:

95.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Nursing Home:

10.3%
Connecticut:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.7%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Nursing Home:

27.1%
Connecticut:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Nursing Home:

20.6%
Connecticut:

19.0%

Complaint Deficiency

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.550
State:

0.770
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.760
State:

0.777
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

1.310
Connecticut:

1.538
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.180
Connecticut:

0.108
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.180
State:

0.108

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
This Nursing Home:

20.2%
State:

17.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

4.4%
Connecticut:

7.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Here:

5.2%
State:

5.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Nursing Home:

9.3%
Connecticut:

6.5%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
This Nursing Home:

39.8%
Connecticut:

42.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
This Nursing Home:

2.9%
State:

2.9%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Nursing Home:

7.0%
Connecticut:

5.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
This Nursing Home:

6.8%
State:

4.9%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

3.4%
Connecticut:

3.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

85.8%
Connecticut:

95.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

90.0%
Connecticut:

95.0%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

17.5%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Here:

2.9%
State:

1.1%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

85.1%
State:

85.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Nursing Home:

86.2%
State:

82.1%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

2.3%
State:

2.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

29.4%
State:

25.2%

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