MATULAITIS NURSING HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Matulaitis 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

MATULAITIS NURSING HOME
10 THURBER RD
PUTNAM, CT 06260
(860) 928-7976

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

86%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 102
  • Certified Beds: 119

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Matulaitis Nursing Home. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1625.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-1012.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-516.5%
Total Percent:54.1%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1611.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-1010.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.3%
Total Percent:25.9%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-52.6%
Total Percent:2.6%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-161.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.9%
Total Percent:2.0%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
11.7%
Total Percent:11.7%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- Less restorative nursing
3.7%
Total Percent:3.7%
 

Rating Details For Matulaitis 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) Hours52 Minutes51 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours47 Minutes35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 16 Minutes2 Hours and 28 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 39 Minutes1 Hour and 26 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 55 Minutes3 Hours and 53 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 Connecticut are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityConnecticut Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%85%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%88%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight5%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder7%4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection6%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse6%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious8%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased5%15%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder44%52%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%2%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%79%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%78%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores14%12%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain5%19%

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 05/12/2011.

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

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 05/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2011

Nutrition and Dietary

Prepare Food That is Nutritional, Appetizing, Tasty, Attractive, Well-Cooked, and at the Right Temperature.
  • Inspection Date: 04/01/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/10/2010

Quality Care

Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 05/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2011

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 05/12/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2011

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 Matulaitis 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 05/12/2011.

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

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 05/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2009

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 04/06/2010
  • Correction Date: 05/07/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/01/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Public Health of Connecticut - Division of Health Systems Regulation - Retrieved 2011