Evergreen Health Care Center

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

Evergreen Health Care Center is a large, non-profit, nursing home with 150 beds based at 205 Chestnut Hill Road in Stafford, CT. The facility has 140 residents indicating 93% 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 337 Medicare patients were given 12,683 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $4,909,896 by Medicare. 123 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $269,537 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 much higher than 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 higher 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 be more depressed or anxious, low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, 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 pneumococcal vaccination, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Evergreen Health Care Center.

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, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, and short-stay residents to have delirium.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

205 Chestnut Hill Road
Stafford, CT 06076

Phone Number

(860) 684-6341

Geographic Coordinates

41.977109, -72.388391
* 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
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
150
Tolland County Average
124
Connecticut Average
121
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Tolland County
96.20%
Connecticut
92.00%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
140
Tolland County Average
118
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
Tolland County
1 (20.00%)
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
Tolland County
0 (0.00%)
Connecticut
14 (5.74%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 07/06/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/07/2007 - Health Survey (QIS)
  • 07/31/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 07/20/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/25/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/16/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.56
Tolland County Average
0.69
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
3.13
Tolland County Average
2.57
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
1.09
Tolland County Average
0.77
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
1.65
Tolland County Average
1.46
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%
Tolland County
87.40%
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
13.00%
Tolland County
23.40%
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
9.00%
Tolland County
11.40%
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
16.00%
Tolland County
5.60%
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
59.00%
Tolland County
53.00%
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
3.00%
Tolland County
5.40%
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
11.00%
Tolland County
11.40%
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
73.00%
Tolland County
58.20%
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%
Tolland County
1.40%
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
15.00%
Tolland County
17.60%
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%
Tolland County
72.20%
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
2.00%
Tolland County
2.80%
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
18.00%
Tolland County
16.80%
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%
Tolland County
4.60%
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%
Tolland County
22.40%
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
11.00%
Tolland County
10.80%
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
88.00%
Tolland County
68.00%
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
36.00%
Tolland County
29.60%
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
337
Tolland County Average
267
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
328
Tolland County Average
256
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
12,683
Tolland County Average
9,490
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
123
Tolland County Average
110
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
$4,909,896
Tolland County Average
$3,182,609
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
$387
Tolland County Average
$335
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
$269,537
Tolland County Average
$131,125
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
$14,569
Tolland County Average
$11,938
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
$14,969
Tolland County Average
$12,413
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
$2,191
Tolland County Average
$1,194
Connecticut Average
$1,050
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

06/07/2007 - Environmental

06/07/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide at least one room to use as a dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, airflow and furniture.
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 - Pharmacy Service

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

07/31/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

07/31/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/31/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Mistreatment

07/20/2006 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Resident Rights

07/20/2006 - 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:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Mistreatment

07/20/2006 - 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:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Resident Assessment

07/20/2006 - 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:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Resident Assessment

07/20/2006 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Quality Care

07/20/2006 - 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:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Quality Care

07/20/2006 - 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:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Environmental

07/20/2006 - 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:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

07/20/2006 - Administration

07/20/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Follow all laws and professional standards.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/20/2006
Date Fixed:
08/31/2006

08/16/2005 - Resident Assessment

08/16/2005 - 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:
08/16/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/16/2005 - Quality Care

08/16/2005 - 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:
08/16/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/16/2005 - Administration

08/16/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/16/2005 - Administration

08/16/2005 - 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:
08/16/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/16/2005 - Resident Rights

08/16/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/16/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/16/2005 - Quality Care

08/16/2005 - 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:
08/16/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

06/15/2005 - Mistreatment

06/15/2005 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2005
Date Fixed:
07/20/2005

06/15/2005 - Quality Care

06/15/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2005
Date Fixed:
07/20/2005

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Stafford at a Glance

Stafford has a total population of 11,307, of which 2,885 are children under the age of 18 and 1,408 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.8.

Total Population:
11,307
Median Age:
37.8
Males:
5,537 (49.0%)
Female:
5,770 (51.0%)
Children (0-17):
2,885 (25.5%)
Adults (18-64):
7,014 (62.0%)
Seniors (65+):
1,408 (12.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Stafford
Married:
5,208 (46.1%)
Divorced:
940 (8.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Stafford
Hispanic Ethnicity:
187 (1.65%)
White:
10,956 (96.90%)
African American:
72 (0.64%)
Asian:
103 (0.91%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
29 (0.26%)
Other:
57 (0.50%)
Two or More:
90 (0.80%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Stafford

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
47
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
2
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $61,694 while the median household income is $52,699. Roughly 5.37% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$61,694
Household Income:
$52,699
In Poverty:
5.37%

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