BORDERVIEW REHAB & LIVING CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Borderview Rehab & Living Center. 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

BORDERVIEW REHAB & LIVING CENTER
208 STATE STREET
VAN BUREN, ME 04785
(207) 868-5211

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

96%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 53
  • Certified Beds: 55

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is 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 Borderview Rehab & Living Center. 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: 11-166.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1040.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-530.3%
Total Percent:77.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-106.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.4%
Total Percent:10.1%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-101.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.1%
Total Percent:2.2%
 

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: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
7.7%
Total Percent:7.7%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
1.3%
Total Percent:1.3%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
1.3%
Total Percent:1.3%
 

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: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
0.2%
Total Percent:0.2%
 

Rating Details For Borderview Rehab & Living Center

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 Minutes1 Hour and 13 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours26 Minutes46 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 58 Minutes2 Hours and 40 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 40 Minutes1 Hour and 59 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 38 Minutes4 Hours and 39 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 Maine are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMaine Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain5%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder70%71%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious19%32%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse10%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection7%8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair3%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%15%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%84%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%86%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain28%25%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%10%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium2%2%

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 09/16/2010.

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

Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/27/2008
Get Services Outside the Nursing Home That Meet Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2008
Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/17/2009
Follow All Laws and Professional Standards.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2008
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/18/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/11/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/24/2009

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/27/2008
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 06/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/27/2008
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2009
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2009

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010
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.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 08/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2009

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 Borderview Rehab & Living Center 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 09/27/2010.

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

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 09/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 06/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 09/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Maine - Retrieved 2011