ST. JOSEPH NURSING HOME

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

ST. JOSEPH NURSING HOME
426 US ROUTE 1
FRENCHVILLE, ME 04745
(207) 543-6252

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 43
  • Certified Beds: 43

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For St. Joseph 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) Hours1 Hour and 3 Minutes1 Hour and 6 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours45 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 39 Minutes2 Hours and 50 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 3 Minutes1 Hour and 52 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 42 Minutes4 Hours and 42 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 Vaccination90-100%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain10%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse9%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious44%32%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair30%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-6%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder53%71%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%8%

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 05/21/2010.

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: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2008
1) Review the Work of Each Nurse Aide Every Year; or 2) Give Regular Training for the Nurse Aides.
  • Inspection Date: 06/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/10/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2008

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/22/2008
Give or Get Special Rehabilitation if in the Patient's Plan of Care.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/30/2008

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 06/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/08/2008

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for St. Joseph Nursing Home, 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

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/27/2008

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 St. Joseph 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 05/21/2010.

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: 05/07/2008
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 06/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 05/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Exits and Egress

Rooms That Can Be Unlocked from Inside Without a Key.
  • Inspection Date: 06/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health and Human Services of Maine - Retrieved 2011