GORHAM HOUSE

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

GORHAM HOUSE
50 NEW PORTLAND RD
GORHAM, ME 04038
(207) 839-5757

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

93%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 64
  • Certified Beds: 69

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 "Very 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 Gorham House. 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: 11-1629.0%
ADL Index Range: 6-104.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-56.0%
Total Percent:39.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1613.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-103.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-527.3%
Total Percent:44.3%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1612.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-102.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.9%
Total Percent:16.3%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-100.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

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: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
0.1%
Total Percent:0.1%
 

Rating Details For Gorham House

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 Minutes59 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours32 Minutes38 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 39 Minutes2 Hours and 51 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 25 Minutes1 Hour and 37 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 4 Minutes4 Hours and 29 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 Lose Too Much Weight5%8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse16%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained4%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased6%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious35%32%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder5%6%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder81%71%

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 Have Delirium-2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain9%25%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores12%10%

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 08/13/2010.

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

Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/28/2008
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/15/2008
Set Up or Keep a Group of People to Review and Ensure Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/12/2008
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 09/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/09/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/23/2010

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/15/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/15/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/04/2008
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 09/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/07/2009

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: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/30/2010
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/30/2010
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/23/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 09/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/07/2009
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 09/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2009

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: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/04/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 09/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/07/2009

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 Gorham House 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 08/24/2010.

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

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/23/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 09/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/06/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/23/2008

Miscellaneous

Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/01/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/06/2009
Fire Safety Features Required by Current Fire Safety Codes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Maine - Retrieved 2011