Geer Nursing & Rehabilitation

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Canaan, Connecticut (CT).

Geer Nursing & Rehabilitation is an average sized, non-profit, nursing home with 120 beds based at 99 South Canaan Road in Canaan, CT. The facility has 107 residents indicating 89% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is partially sprinklered. A total of 118 Medicare patients were given 4,856 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,248,602 by Medicare. 391 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $356,010 by Medicare for these services.

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

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores at Geer Nursing & Rehabilitation.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to have delirium.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

99 South Canaan Road
Canaan, CT 06018

Phone Number

(860) 824-5137

Geographic Coordinates

42.013547, -73.331863
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

Sprinkler System

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

Partially Sprinklered
No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate

Beds

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

This Provider This Provider
120
Litchfield County Average
101
Connecticut Average
121
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Litchfield County
92.00%
Connecticut
92.00%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
107
Litchfield County Average
94
Connecticut Average
112
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Litchfield County
0 (0.00%)
Connecticut
5 (2.05%)
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
Litchfield County
0 (0.00%)
Connecticut
14 (5.74%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 07/05/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/07/2007 - Health Survey
  • 08/10/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/08/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/13/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/23/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.76
Litchfield County Average
0.88
Connecticut Average
0.75
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
3.03
Litchfield County Average
2.39
Connecticut Average
2.34
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
0.38
Litchfield County Average
0.51
Connecticut Average
0.64
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
1.14
Litchfield County Average
1.39
Connecticut Average
1.40
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
95.00%
Litchfield County
89.23%
Connecticut
84.72%
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
20.00%
Litchfield County
23.15%
Connecticut
19.00%
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
8.00%
Litchfield County
13.18%
Connecticut
12.96%
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
10.00%
Litchfield County
3.08%
Connecticut
3.93%
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
51.00%
Litchfield County
47.38%
Connecticut
47.01%
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
11.00%
Litchfield County
2.92%
Connecticut
2.37%
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%
Litchfield County
7.00%
Connecticut
7.91%
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
95.00%
Litchfield County
75.79%
Connecticut
68.88%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Litchfield County
3.64%
Connecticut
2.14%
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%
Litchfield County
20.33%
Connecticut
18.05%
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
95.00%
Litchfield County
84.38%
Connecticut
77.42%
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
4.00%
Litchfield County
5.85%
Connecticut
3.36%
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Litchfield County
0.75%
Connecticut
2.11%
United States
2.33%

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
14.00%
Litchfield County
16.08%
Connecticut
13.13%
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
2.00%
Litchfield County
4.62%
Connecticut
4.63%
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
14.00%
Litchfield County
15.85%
Connecticut
15.68%
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
6.00%
Litchfield County
8.23%
Connecticut
9.00%
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
95.00%
Litchfield County
84.36%
Connecticut
67.57%
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
37.00%
Litchfield County
27.50%
Connecticut
21.05%
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
118
Litchfield County Average
139
Connecticut Average
170
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
112
Litchfield County Average
125
Connecticut Average
158
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
4,856
Litchfield County Average
5,071
Connecticut Average
6,166
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
391
Litchfield County Average
123
Connecticut Average
105
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
$1,248,602
Litchfield County Average
$1,537,749
Connecticut Average
$1,988,383
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
$257
Litchfield County Average
$303
Connecticut Average
$322
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
$356,010
Litchfield County Average
$163,530
Connecticut Average
$109,896
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
$10,581
Litchfield County Average
$11,069
Connecticut Average
$11,686
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
$11,148
Litchfield County Average
$12,344
Connecticut Average
$12,621
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
$911
Litchfield County Average
$1,335
Connecticut Average
$1,050
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

06/07/2007 - Environmental

06/07/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Mistreatment

06/07/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Resident Rights

06/07/2007 - 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:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Resident Rights

06/07/2007 - 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:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Environmental

06/07/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Resident Assessment

06/07/2007 - 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:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Quality Care

06/07/2007 - 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:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Quality Care

06/07/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Quality Care

06/07/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

06/07/2007 - Environmental

06/07/2007 - 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:
06/07/2007
Date Fixed:
07/19/2007

08/10/2006 - Resident Rights

08/10/2006 - 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:
08/10/2006
Date Fixed:
09/21/2006

08/10/2006 - Mistreatment

08/10/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/10/2006
Date Fixed:
09/21/2006

08/10/2006 - Resident Rights

08/10/2006 - 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:
08/10/2006
Date Fixed:
09/21/2006

08/10/2006 - Quality Care

08/10/2006 - 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:
08/10/2006
Date Fixed:
09/21/2006

08/10/2006 - Quality Care

08/10/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/10/2006
Date Fixed:
09/21/2006

08/08/2006 - Hazardous Area

08/08/2006 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

08/08/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

08/08/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
09/29/2006

06/23/2005 - Resident Rights

06/23/2005 - 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:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

06/23/2005 - Environmental

06/23/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep safe, clean and homelike surroundings.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

06/23/2005 - Quality Care

06/23/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

06/23/2005 - Environmental

06/23/2005 - 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:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

06/23/2005 - Environmental

06/23/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

06/23/2005 - Mistreatment

06/23/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

06/23/2005 - Mistreatment

06/23/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2005
Date Fixed:
08/04/2005

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Last Modified

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Canaan at a Glance

Canaan has a total population of 1,288, of which 290 are children under the age of 18 and 258 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.3.

Total Population:
1,288
Median Age:
40.3
Males:
602 (46.7%)
Female:
686 (53.3%)
Children (0-17):
290 (22.5%)
Adults (18-64):
740 (57.5%)
Seniors (65+):
258 (20.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Canaan
Married:
511 (39.7%)
Divorced:
153 (11.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Canaan
Hispanic Ethnicity:
53 (4.11%)
White:
1,236 (95.96%)
African American:
19 (1.48%)
Asian:
5 (0.39%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
2 (0.16%)
Other:
10 (0.78%)
Two or More:
16 (1.24%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Canaan

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.64, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.64 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
4
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $44,000 while the median household income is $30,438. Roughly 6.52% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$44,000
Household Income:
$30,438
In Poverty:
6.52%

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