Guilford House

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

Guilford House is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 60 beds based at 109 West Lake Avenue in Guilford, CT. The facility has 49 residents indicating 82% of its beds are occupied, which is below 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 29 Medicare patients were given 1,517 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $422,986 by Medicare. 59 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $64,841 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than 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 lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is much 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 and long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left at Guilford House.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, and long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

109 West Lake Avenue
Guilford, CT 06437

Phone Number

(203) 488-9142

Geographic Coordinates

41.312859, -72.725732
* 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
60
Guilford Average
75
New Haven County Average
114
Connecticut Average
121
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Guilford
87.50%
New Haven County
92.64%
Connecticut
92.00%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
49
Guilford Average
67
New Haven County Average
106
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
Guilford
0 (0.00%)
New Haven County
2 (3.03%)
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
Guilford
0 (0.00%)
New Haven County
6 (9.09%)
Connecticut
14 (5.74%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 08/21/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/16/2007 - Health Survey (QIS)
  • 10/04/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/04/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/01/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/10/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.43
Guilford Average
0.54
New Haven County Average
0.71
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
2.70
Guilford Average
2.40
New Haven County Average
2.16
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
0.51
Guilford Average
0.57
New Haven County Average
0.64
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
0.94
Guilford Average
1.12
New Haven County Average
1.36
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%
Guilford
95.00%
New Haven County
84.60%
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
7.00%
Guilford
25.50%
New Haven County
18.24%
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.

Note:

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

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

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

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Guilford
0.00%
New Haven County
3.74%
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
41.00%
Guilford
45.00%
New Haven County
46.18%
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
2.00%
Guilford
1.50%
New Haven County
2.76%
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
8.00%
Guilford
6.50%
New Haven County
9.29%
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
80.00%
Guilford
85.00%
New Haven County
65.54%
Connecticut
68.88%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

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

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with 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 Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Guilford
95.00%
New Haven County
81.67%
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
1.00%
Guilford
0.50%
New Haven County
3.27%
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.

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
8.00%
Guilford
8.00%
New Haven County
13.19%
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
6.00%
Guilford
7.00%
New Haven County
4.90%
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.

Note:

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

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

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

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Guilford
13.50%
New Haven County
9.27%
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.

Note:

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

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

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

Note:

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

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
29
Guilford Average
72
New Haven County Average
165
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
17
Guilford Average
57
New Haven County Average
155
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
1,517
Guilford Average
3,066
New Haven County Average
6,175
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
59
Guilford Average
72
New Haven County Average
101
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
$422,986
Guilford Average
$891,503
New Haven County Average
$2,056,164
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
$279
Guilford Average
$291
New Haven County Average
$333
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
$64,841
Guilford Average
$54,284
New Haven County Average
$97,341
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
$14,586
Guilford Average
$12,382
New Haven County Average
$12,460
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
$24,882
Guilford Average
$15,779
New Haven County Average
$13,240
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
$1,099
Guilford Average
$759
New Haven County Average
$965
Connecticut Average
$1,050
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

08/16/2007 - Quality Care

08/16/2007 - 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:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
09/16/2007

08/16/2007 - Environmental

08/16/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
09/16/2007

08/16/2007 - Pharmacy Service

08/16/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
09/16/2007

08/16/2007 - Environmental

08/16/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
09/16/2007

08/16/2007 - Quality Care

08/16/2007 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
09/16/2007

10/04/2006 - Quality Care

10/04/2006 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

10/04/2006 - Environmental

10/04/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

10/04/2006 - Quality Care

10/04/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

10/04/2006 - Environmental

10/04/2006 - 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:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

10/04/2006 - Environmental

10/04/2006 - 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:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

10/04/2006 - Administration

10/04/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

10/04/2006 - Administration

10/04/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2006
Date Fixed:
11/15/2006

07/05/2006 - Resident Rights

07/05/2006 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/05/2006
Date Fixed:
08/05/2006

11/10/2005 - Mistreatment

11/10/2005 - 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:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Mistreatment

11/10/2005 - 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:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Resident Rights

11/10/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Quality Care

11/10/2005 - 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:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Resident Assessment

11/10/2005 - 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:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Pharmacy Service

11/10/2005 - 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:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Pharmacy Service

11/10/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Quality Care

11/10/2005 - 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:
Actual harm
Date Found:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

11/10/2005 - Quality Care

11/10/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
11/10/2005
Date Fixed:
12/22/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:43 PM MST

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Guilford at a Glance

Guilford has a total population of 21,398, of which 5,438 are children under the age of 18 and 2,748 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 41.8.

Total Population:
21,398
Median Age:
41.8
Males:
10,299 (48.1%)
Female:
11,099 (51.9%)
Children (0-17):
5,438 (25.4%)
Adults (18-64):
13,212 (61.7%)
Seniors (65+):
2,748 (12.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Guilford
Married:
11,278 (52.7%)
Divorced:
1,244 (5.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Guilford
Hispanic Ethnicity:
455 (2.13%)
White:
20,550 (96.04%)
African American:
200 (0.93%)
Asian:
352 (1.65%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
10 (0.05%)
Other:
88 (0.41%)
Two or More:
198 (0.93%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Guilford

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.18, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.18 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
114
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $87,045 while the median household income is $76,843. Roughly 3.02% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$87,045
Household Income:
$76,843
In Poverty:
3.02%

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