Evergreen Woods

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

Evergreen Woods is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 50 beds based at 88 Notch Hill Road in North Branford, CT. The facility has 47 residents indicating 94% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare program and provides resident counseling services. The home is located in a continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 102 Medicare patients were given 2,466 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $944,590 by Medicare. 255 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $161,118 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much higher 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 average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is higher than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels and long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left at Evergreen Woods.

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, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

88 Notch Hill Road
North Branford, CT 06471

Phone Number

(203) 483-3211

Geographic Coordinates

41.316446, -72.750566
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare

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
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

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

This Provider This Provider
50
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
94.00%
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
47
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
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
Yes
New Haven County
6 (9.09%)
Connecticut
14 (5.74%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 11/21/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/09/2006 - Health Survey
  • 02/14/2006 - Health Survey
  • 02/14/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/16/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/28/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
1.14
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
2.71
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
0.62
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
1.76
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
85.00%
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
22.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
New Haven County
14.24%
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
3.00%
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
72.00%
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
0.00%
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%
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
62.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
New Haven County
1.84%
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
8.00%
New Haven County
18.22%
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
44.00%
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
0.00%
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%
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
8.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
New Haven County
13.38%
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
3.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
48.00%
New Haven County
70.74%
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
21.00%
New Haven County
18.36%
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
102
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
97
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
2,466
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
255
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
$944,590
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
$383
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
$161,118
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
$9,261
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
$9,738
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
$632
New Haven County Average
$965
Connecticut Average
$1,050
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

11/21/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

11/21/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/21/2006
Date Fixed:
12/07/2006

11/09/2006 - Environmental

11/09/2006 - 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:
11/09/2006
Date Fixed:
12/01/2006

11/09/2006 - Resident Assessment

11/09/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
11/09/2006
Date Fixed:
12/01/2006

02/14/2006 - Building Service Equipment

02/14/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

02/14/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

02/14/2006 - 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:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

02/14/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

02/14/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

02/14/2006 - Miscellaneous

02/14/2006 - 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:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

02/14/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

02/14/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

06/30/2005 - Environmental

06/30/2005 - 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:
06/30/2005
Date Fixed:
08/10/2005

10/28/2004 - Administration

10/28/2004 - 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:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Environmental

10/28/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep a resident apart from the others if the resident has an infection that can spread.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Quality Care

10/28/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give or get special rehabilitation if in the patient's plan of care.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Environmental

10/28/2004 - 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:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Quality Care

10/28/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Quality Care

10/28/2004 - 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:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Resident Assessment

10/28/2004 - 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:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Resident Assessment

10/28/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

10/28/2004 - Quality Care

10/28/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide social services for related medical problems to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/28/2004
Date Fixed:
12/09/2004

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North Branford at a Glance

North Branford has a total population of 13,906, of which 3,560 are children under the age of 18 and 1,901 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.1.

Total Population:
13,906
Median Age:
39.1
Males:
6,746 (48.5%)
Female:
7,160 (51.5%)
Children (0-17):
3,560 (25.6%)
Adults (18-64):
8,445 (60.7%)
Seniors (65+):
1,901 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in North Branford
Married:
6,896 (49.6%)
Divorced:
878 (6.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in North Branford
Hispanic Ethnicity:
250 (1.80%)
White:
13,419 (96.50%)
African American:
165 (1.19%)
Asian:
128 (0.92%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.02%)
Indian:
9 (0.06%)
Other:
65 (0.47%)
Two or More:
117 (0.84%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in North Branford

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.21, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.21 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
6
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $71,813 while the median household income is $64,438. Roughly 1.60% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$71,813
Household Income:
$64,438
In Poverty:
1.60%

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