VERMONT VETERANS' HOME in BENNINGTON, VT is a Government - State, Medicare Certified, nursing home operating with 119 residents and 177 certified beds. This facility has been certified to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs since March 13, 1989 and has been given an above average rating of 5-Stars. Why is this important? Nursing homes vary in quality of care and services they provide. Medicare assigns a rating based on health inspections, staffing and quality measures. More stars mean better quality of care.
Updated: 01/12/2019 — Compare and see how the quality of care at VERMONT VETERANS' HOME scored versus its State and National averages.
1 Nursing homes can be run by private for-profit corporations, non-profit corporations, religious affiliated organizations or government entities.
2 Agencies that are Medicare Certified are able to participate in Medicare related programs.
177 certified beds
Participates in Medicare and Medicaid
Continuing Care Retirement Community - Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer multiple housing options and levels of care. Residents may move from one level to another based on needs while still remaining in the community.
In hospital - Some individuals need a more intensive level of care that can only be provided in a hospital setting, thus allowing residents to be transferred to a hospital setting more easily if necessary.
Resident and Family Council - Resident and family councils can help communications with staff. Federal law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families.
Automatic sprinklers in all required areas
|Health inspection rating|
|Facility reported incidents||4|
|Number of fines||None|
|Number of penalties||None|
|Number of payment denials||None|
|Staffing for 119 residents||Vermont Average||National Average|
|Hours by Registered Nurse (RN) per resident per day||1 hour, 10 minutes||48 minutes||41 minutes|
|Hours by Licensed Practial Nurse (LPN & LVN) per resident per day||36 minutes||52 minutes||53 minutes|
|Hours by Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) per resident per day||2 hours, 40 minutes||2 hours, 31 minutes||2 hours, 20 minutes|
|Physical therapy (PT) staff hours per resident per day||4 minutes||7 minutes||7 minutes|
Staffing hours per resident is the total number of hours worked by the staff divided by the total number of residents. It doesn't necessarily show the number of nursing staff present at any given time or the amount of care given to any one resident.
• OPERATIONAL/MANAGERIAL CONTROL
In 2016, VERMONT VETERANS' HOME charged a total of $778,035 for 43 Medicare Beneficiaries. The average age of residents at this skilled nursing facility is about 82.
The report covers only calendar year 2016.
|Congestive Heart Failure||60%||Kidney Disease||53%|
|Hypertension||n/a||Ischemic Heart Disease||60%|
|Osteoporosis||12%||RA / OA||40%|
|Medicare Beneficiaries||43||Average Age||82|
Most recent health inspection: Jul 11, 2018; fire safety inspection: Jul 11, 2018
|Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation||None|
|Quality of Life and Care||None|
|Resident Assessment and Care Planning||2|
|Nursing and Physician Services||None|
|Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||None|
|Automatic Sprinkler Systems||None|
|Corridor Walls and Doors||None|
|Emergency Plans and Fire Drills||None|
|Fire Alarm Systems||None|
|Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems||1|
|Illumination and Emergency Power||None|
|Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas||None|