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Sandy River Center

119 Livermore Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938

Based on 21 reviews


Services and Housing Options

Independent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation

Estimated Pricing

Studio
Estimated $4,219

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(800) 780-8101

Sandy River Center Description

Sandy River Center is a skilled nursing facility that offers post-hospital, short-term rehabilitation, as well as long-term and respite care. Our staff is dedicated to serving the medical and rehabilitation needs of individuals recovering from an illness or injury.

Sandy River Center is located 23.8 miles from Skowhegan, a very small town with a population of 6,297. Other nearby cities and towns include Turner, Waterville, Winslow and Augusta. The community is in a lower-middle class neighborhood where the average income is $47,556, 64% of the country has a higher median income.

This community provides Independent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Home Care, Respite Care, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and has Studio and Suite apartments available. Studio apartments start at an estimated $4,219 a month, while the average cost of Independent Living is $4,219 in Farmington, $4,250 in ME, and $3,394 in the United States. These prices are estimated. Sandy River Center is a member of a larger group of communities called Genesis HealthCare. Sandy River Center is ranked 1 out of 2 communities in Farmington and is ranked 18 out of 129 communities in ME.

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Health

therapists

hospice care

dementia care

wound care

total parenteral nutrition

neurological care and rehabilitation

x-ray

dialysis care

occupational therapy

joint replacement

long term care

speech therapy

pharmaceutical delivery service

orthopedic rehabilitation

iv therapy

shortstay care

case management

pain management

respite care

nursing care

podiatry care

ventilator care

personal care

physical therapy

palliative care

medications

dietary and nutrition needs management

sub-acute care

short-term rehabilitation

skilled nursing

colostomy care

medication management

bariatric specialties

individual treatment plans

registered nurses

on-site medical director

attending physicians

Activities

recreation activities

cultural, educational, religious and social activities

Services

housekeeping

coordinated transportation

discharge planning

mail and newspaper service

Amenities

spacious rooms

private balcony/ porch / patio

scenic views

24-hour emergency alert and response system

beauty salon / barber services

dining room

complimentary laundry facility on-site

cable television

activity room

phone service

smoke free environment

wireless internet

alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits

Pets

pets permitted

Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This nursing community has been given an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 2 stars on its health inspection, 4 stars on its quality measures rating, and 4 stars on its staffing rating. Within the quality measure rating, each facility is given a short-stay rating and a long-stay rating. This facility received a 4-star short-stay rating and a 5-star long-stay rating. Additionally, within its staffing rating, this facility received a 4 star registered nurse rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 10/01/91 and is run by a for profit organization. It is a large-sized nursing community with 62 nursing beds. Currently, there are 64 residents within the nursing community. Be advised these resident occupancy numbers are not always up to date and are collected from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website periodically.

Alerts from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This facility has been given 1.0 fine by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $7,302.75. The facility has had 5 facility incidents reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.

Staffing Metrics

This Facility
State Average

Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

2.57
2.82

Reported LPN Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

0.71
0.53

Reported RN Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

0.8
0.99

Reported Licensed Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

1.51
1.6

Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours per Resident per Day

4.08
4.42

Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours per Resident Per Day

0.1
0.07

Long Stay Metrics

This Facility
State Average

Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers

0.65
4.97

Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine

91.53
97.74

Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine

97.14
98.61

Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury

2.12
3.65

Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms

5.59
6.09

Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight

6.11
6.01

Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication

12.32
15.63

Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication

12.21
18.87

Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

0
0

Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened

35.37
29.36

Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased

27.07
14.29

Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder

1.32
1.08

Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection

1.1
2.53

Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder

74.36
62.93

Number of hospitalizations per 1000 long-stay resident days

0.13
0.77

Number of outpatient emergency department visits per 1000 long-stay resident days

0.25
0.95

Short Stay Metrics

This Facility
State Average

Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine

37.9
80.95

Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function

59.73
72.27

Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication

1.19
0.98

Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine

60.63
85.31

Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit

5.56
9.84

Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission

19.44
15.62

Healthcare Near Sandy River Center

Sandy River Center is close to a wide range of health providers including hospitals, pharmacies and dentists. The closest hospital is Franklin Memeorial which is 0.1 miles away, but there are also other hospitals in the area including Franklin Memorial Hospital, and Rumford Hospital. One pharmacy close by is Rite Aid which is 2.8 miles away. One dentist close by is Strong Area Dental Center which is 13.8 miles away.

Surrounding Area

Sandy River Center is also close to a range of restaurants, culture, shopping and parks. Looking to go out to eat or order takeout? Order Asian at Thai Smile & Sushi, pizza at Big Sky Grill or Mexican at Uno Mas. Love the arts? Head on over to University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, Alumni Theater, or Emery Art Gallery. Enjoy shopping? Spend some time at Pro Nails, Audio D and Finetone Hearing Aids, or Hair Salon. Looking for a park to relax at? Enjoy the outdoors at Farmington Park, Bjorn Park, or Waltons Mill Pond Park.

Weather

Weather in the area consists of an average of 123 days of rain, 70 days of snow and 171 days of sun and the total precipitation is around 2.0 inches a year. The region reaches a high of 72°F in the summer and 20°F in the winter, with an average temp of 46.2°F throughout the year. The average humidity is 79.2%, with max winds averaging around 8.7 mph.

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Licensing

This community is licensed by the state of ME. It is a medium-sized community with 28 total beds.

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Reviews

General Staff Rating
Based on 5 total reviews
Care Staff Rating
Based on 7 total reviews
Cleanliness Rating
Based on 1 total reviews
Activities and Services Rating
Based on 1 total reviews
Calvin Hinkley
2021-10-01

5.0 rating


Very nice having such a great nursing home in our local area. Staff is very friendly. Keep up the good work

Laura Hinkley
2021-10-01

5.0 rating


Great place for rehab and senior care. They are so friendly and professional.

Nikki Castonguay
2021-07-01

5.0 rating


Clean facility!

Woodland Wanderers
2021-07-01

5.0 rating


Mike DeRusha
2021-07-01

5.0 rating


Great facility! Always clean and friendly staff. Used to take the kids there for Halloween and the patients loved it.

Lily James
2021-06-01

5.0 rating


Ashlei Merrill
2021-06-01

5.0 rating


I love Sandy River. I love the people I work with and the residents.

Haley Bate
2021-06-01

5.0 rating


I am a CNA student and this facticity really tries to make you feel welcome, and giving amazing care to the residents.

Lorna Collins
2021-06-01

5.0 rating


Sandy River has always been super accommodating for me and my CNA students. They go the extra mile to make sure my students feel welcomed and appreciated.

Sue Moras
2021-03-01

5.0 rating


The admissions director is doing a great job. My sister is a resident and sadiified with the staff. Everyone is doing their best, being so short handed

Sherry Ridley
2021-03-01

5.0 rating


I am a friend or relative of a current/past residentMy mom was at Sandy River for a few months before her passing. She received wonderful care. All of the staff was very caring and friendly with my mom and our family! Their holiday activities were fun and festive. The staff also helped a lot with filling out needed paperwork. They do a great job of putting compatible people in rooms. I would highly recommend the facility.

Dustyn Hinkley
2021-03-01

5.0 rating


Robert Boulette
2021-01-01

5.0 rating


Seath Fortin
2021-01-01

1.0 rating


Joyce Parker
2021-01-01

5.0 rating


Sandy River provides excellent care and has compassion for all of their patients.

Amanda Nelson
2021-01-01

5.0 rating


You won't find a more skilled, caring, and dedicated team! The residents, staff, and family members of Sandy River are top notch!

CHAD DAVIS
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Was there for rehab with a wound on my foot was there for 20 days the staff was amazing I wouldn't recommend anyone else.

Michelle Howard
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Staff here are truly dedicated to the residents, and their needs.

Joy Welch
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


I haved work Sandy River for 36 years !

Holly Tweedie
2020-01-01

5.0 rating


Staff is friendly.

Health and Fire Safety Deficiencies

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid report report health and fire safety deficiencies. Some of these deficiencies are more severe than others. The following table shows different levels of severity.

Scope
Severity of Deficiency Isolated Pattern Widespread
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

Fire Safety Deficiencies

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Egress Deficiencies Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 C Egress Deficiencies Have corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 C Egress Deficiencies Provide hallway or ground-level exits in all residents' rooms.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Smoke Deficiencies Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Smoke Deficiencies Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Smoke Deficiencies Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Services Deficiencies Meet other general requirements that are deficient.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Miscellaneous Deficiencies Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.

Survey Date: 2020-01-28

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-14 D Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.

Health Safety Deficiencies

Survey Date: 2020-01-30

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-28 E Resident Rights Deficiencies Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.

Survey Date: 2020-01-30

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-28 E Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies PASARR screening for Mental disorders or Intellectual Disabilities

Survey Date: 2020-01-30

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-28 D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Survey Date: 2020-01-30

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-28 D Resident Rights Deficiencies Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.

Survey Date: 2020-01-30

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-02-28 E Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.

Survey Date: 2020-07-23

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-08-27 G Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.

Survey Date: 2020-07-23

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-08-27 D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Survey Date: 2020-07-23

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2020-08-27 G Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.

Survey Date: 2019-01-10

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-02-24 E Resident Rights Deficiencies Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.

Survey Date: 2019-01-10

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-02-24 E Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.

Survey Date: 2019-01-10

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-02-24 E Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.

Survey Date: 2019-01-10

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2019-02-24 D Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.

Survey Date: 2018-01-26

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2018-02-28 E Resident Rights Deficiencies Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.

Survey Date: 2018-01-26

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2018-02-28 E Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed.

Survey Date: 2018-01-26

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2018-02-28 D Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies PASARR screening for Mental disorders or Intellectual Disabilities

Survey Date: 2018-01-26

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2018-02-28 D Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.

Survey Date: 2018-01-26

Correction Date Letter Category Description
2018-02-28 D Environmental Deficiencies Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.

Bus Stops

Franklin Memorial Hospital

0.2 miles away

Walmart

0.5 miles away

Career Center

1.2 miles away

Farmington - Park & Ride

2.8 miles away

Famrington - UMF Olsen Center

3.1 miles away

Supermarkets

Save-A-Lot

0.3 miles away

Walmart Supercenter

0.5 miles away

Hannaford

1.9 miles away

Food City

3.3 miles away

Edmund's Market

16.2 miles away

Banks

Camden National Bank

2.0 miles away

Franklin Savings Bank Administration

3.2 miles away

Franklin Savings Bank

3.2 miles away

University Credit Union

3.3 miles away

TD Bank

3.3 miles away

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