Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehab

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Middlebury, Vermont (VT).

Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehab is an average sized, non-profit, nursing home with 105 beds based at 30 Porter Drive in Middlebury, VT. The facility has 102 residents indicating 97% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 186 Medicare patients were given 5,163 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,277,024 by Medicare. 41 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $19,529 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for short-stay residents to have delirium, short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehab.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

30 Porter Drive
Middlebury, VT 05753

Phone Number

(802) 388-4001

Geographic Coordinates

43.999434, -73.169984
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
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Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
105
Vermont Average
82
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Vermont
93.54%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
102
Vermont Average
76
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Vermont
3 (7.50%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Vermont
2 (5.00%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 08/30/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/29/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/23/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/21/2005 - Health Survey
  • 08/11/2004 - Health Survey
  • 08/11/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.48
Vermont Average
0.65
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.38
Vermont Average
2.40
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.09
Vermont Average
0.75
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.57
Vermont Average
1.41
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Vermont
91.94%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Vermont
23.88%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
13.00%
Vermont
12.04%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Vermont
2.52%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
43.00%
Vermont
52.08%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Vermont
4.15%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Vermont
9.97%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Vermont
74.33%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Vermont
4.91%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
31.00%
Vermont
21.00%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
53.00%
Vermont
79.97%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Vermont
4.12%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
21.00%
Vermont
23.06%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Vermont
8.52%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
21.00%
Vermont
19.88%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Vermont
9.70%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
36.00%
Vermont
71.10%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
36.00%
Vermont
23.79%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
186
Vermont Average
104
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
201
Vermont Average
91
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
5,163
Vermont Average
3,602
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
41
Vermont Average
77
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$1,277,024
Vermont Average
$1,008,395
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$247
Vermont Average
$280
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$19,529
Vermont Average
$66,695
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$6,866
Vermont Average
$9,667
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$6,353
Vermont Average
$11,024
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$476
Vermont Average
$862
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

08/30/2006 - Resident Rights

08/30/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/30/2006 - Environmental

08/30/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/30/2006 - Pharmacy Service

08/30/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/30/2006 - Pharmacy Service

08/30/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/27/2006

08/30/2006 - Quality Care

08/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/30/2006 - Quality Care

08/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/28/2006

08/30/2006 - Resident Assessment

08/30/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/29/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

08/29/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/29/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/29/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

08/29/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/29/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

09/23/2005 - Miscellaneous

09/23/2005 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/23/2005

09/21/2005 - Pharmacy Service

09/21/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/21/2005
Date Fixed:
10/19/2005

09/21/2005 - Resident Rights

09/21/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/21/2005
Date Fixed:
10/19/2005

09/21/2005 - Environmental

09/21/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/21/2005
Date Fixed:
10/19/2005

09/21/2005 - Quality Care

09/21/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/21/2005
Date Fixed:
10/19/2005

09/21/2005 - Environmental

09/21/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/21/2005
Date Fixed:
10/19/2005

03/28/2005 - Environmental

03/28/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
03/28/2005

03/28/2005 - Quality Care

03/28/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
03/28/2005

03/23/2005 - Quality Care

03/23/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
03/23/2005

03/23/2005 - Resident Rights

03/23/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let the resident refuse treatment or refuse to take part in an experiment.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
03/23/2005

08/11/2004 - Resident Assessment

08/11/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
10/12/2004

08/11/2004 - Resident Rights

08/11/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
10/12/2004

08/11/2004 - Mistreatment

08/11/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
10/12/2004

08/11/2004 - Resident Rights

08/11/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
10/12/2004

08/11/2004 - Quality Care

08/11/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
10/12/2004

08/11/2004 - Quality Care

08/11/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident's nutritional needs were met.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
10/12/2004

08/11/2004 - Quality Care

08/11/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/11/2004
Date Fixed:
11/01/2004

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Last Modified

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Middlebury at a Glance

Middlebury has a total population of 8,183, of which 1,431 are children under the age of 18 and 1,088 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 26.6.

Total Population:
8,183
Median Age:
26.6
Males:
3,891 (47.5%)
Female:
4,292 (52.5%)
Children (0-17):
1,431 (17.5%)
Adults (18-64):
5,664 (69.2%)
Seniors (65+):
1,088 (13.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Middlebury
Married:
3,469 (42.4%)
Divorced:
589 (7.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Middlebury
Hispanic Ethnicity:
174 (2.13%)
White:
7,714 (94.27%)
African American:
89 (1.09%)
Asian:
153 (1.87%)
Pacific Islander:
2 (0.02%)
Indian:
23 (0.28%)
Other:
54 (0.66%)
Two or More:
148 (1.81%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Middlebury

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.23, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.23 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
135
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $46,691 while the median household income is $37,723. Roughly 6.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,691
Household Income:
$37,723
In Poverty:
6.95%

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