COOS COUNTY NURSING HOSPITAL

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Coos County Nursing Hospital. 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 HOSPITAL
136 COUNTY FARM ROAD
WEST STEWARTSTOWN, NH 03597
(603) 246-3321

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

74%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 72
  • Certified Beds: 97

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 Hospital

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 14 Minutes51 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours23 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours4 Hours and 15 Minutes2 Hours and 35 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 38 Minutes1 Hour and 27 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 53 Minutes4 Hours and 2 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 Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair5%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained7%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious41%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder56%51%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%3%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores14%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased24%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse12%15%

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 08/10/2010.

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

Environmental

Provide Rooms That Are Big Enough for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/08/2008
Provide Rooms That Are Big Enough for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 08/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/24/2010
Provide Rooms That Are Big Enough for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 08/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/24/2010

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Resident Rights

Quickly Give a Resident's Personal Money to the Heads of His or Her Estate After the Resident's Death.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/16/2008

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 Hospital 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 08/19/2010.

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: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/02/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2009
An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2009

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/18/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Health Facility Administration of New Hampshire - Retrieved 2011