MAINE VETERANS HOME - SO PARIS

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Maine Veterans Home - So Paris. 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

MAINE VETERANS HOME - SO PARIS
477 HIGH ST
SOUTH PARIS, ME 04281
(207) 743-6300

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Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

95%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 59
  • Certified Beds: 62

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Nearby Cities:

Norway | West Paris | Bridgton

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 "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 Maine Veterans Home - So Paris. 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

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-160.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

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: 11-1622.2%
Total Percent:22.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1616.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-1013.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.4%
Total Percent:35.0%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1620.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-1012.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-55.8%
Total Percent:39.4%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.5%
Total Percent:2.5%
 

Rating Details For Maine Veterans Home - So Paris

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 52 Minutes1 Hour and 20 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours12 Minutes46 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 12 Minutes2 Hours and 47 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 3 Minutes2 Hours and 6 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 16 Minutes4 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 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 Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%92%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination86%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder14%6%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%8%
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 Increased13%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection11%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%6%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder74%71%
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 Worse16%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious43%32%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight14%8%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season76%86%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination50%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores24%10%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain6%25%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-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 06/10/2011.

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

Administration

Get Proof That a Nurse Aide Has the Training and Skills That the State Requires.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009
Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/12/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/13/2009

Pharmacy Service

Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2011

Quality Care

Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2009
Give Proper Treatment to Residents with Feeding Tubes to Prevent Problems (Such As Aspiration Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dehydration, Metabolic Abnormalities, Nasal-Pharyngeal Ulcers) and Help Restore Eating Skills, if Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2009
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2009
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2011
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/15/2011

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: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2009
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: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2009
Make Sure That a Doctor Approves a Resident's Admission in Writing and That Each Resident Has a Doctor.
  • Inspection Date: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/13/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Maine Veterans Home - So Paris, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

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
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/20/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/25/2010

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 Maine Veterans Home - So Paris 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 06/16/2011.

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

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/07/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Maine - Retrieved 2011