COOS COUNTY NURSING HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Coos County Nursing Home. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

COOS COUNTY NURSING HOME
364 CATES HILL RD PO BOX 416
BERLIN, NH 03570
(603) 752-2343

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

97%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 97
  • Certified Beds: 100

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - County
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Coos County Nursing Home

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours1 Hour and 18 Minutes47 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours20 Minutes35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 17 Minutes2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 38 Minutes1 Hour and 22 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 56 Minutes3 Hours and 51 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for New Hampshire are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNew Hampshire Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse8%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious31%18%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain4%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder47%51%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased12%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder4%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 10/21/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Set Up or Keep a Group of People to Review and Ensure Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/16/2009

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/10/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Mistreatment

Protect Residents from Mistreatment, Neglect, And/Or Theft of Personal Property.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/16/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Resident Rights

Give the Resident's Legal Representative the Same Rights As the Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 10/30/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/16/2009

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Coos County Nursing Home had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 10/20/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/01/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008
Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 10/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/01/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 10/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008
A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 10/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 10/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/01/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 10/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/01/2009

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 10/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/04/2008

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/03/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Health Facility Administration of New Hampshire - Retrieved 2011