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Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill, ME

Aroostook Health Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Mars Hill, Maine (Aroostook county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Aroostook Health Center includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 72 beds and a daily average of 59.6 residents (which would leave,on average, 12 beds available). Aroostook Health Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Aroostook Health Center received an overall rating from CMS of 5 stars compared to the ME average of 3.67 and a National average of 3.32. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.


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Due to COVID-19, many nursing homes have new procedures and changing (if any) visiting hours in place. As such we have temporarily removed any visiting hours we provide to avoid confusion. We advise calling Aroostook Health Center to see what their current protocols for visiting and placement appointments are.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Aroostook Health Center Profile Overview
Nursing Home:
Aroostook Health Center
Business Name:
The Aroostook Medical Center
CMS ID:
205018
Street Address:
PO BOX 410
City:
Mars Hill
State:
Maine
Zip Code:
04758
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
Yes
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: Po Box 410 in Mars Hill Maine 04758.
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They can be reached by phone at (207) 768-4915.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Aroostook Health Center is approximately 25.9 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Aroostook Health Center to Medicare is $973.54 per day (compared to a Maine average of $736.98) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $376.42 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance). It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Aroostook Health Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Aroostook Health Center is approximately 79 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 26 men and 38 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Aroostook Health Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
19%
Alzheimer's
34%
Asthma
23%
Cancer
28%
CHF
42%
COPD
36%
Depression
47%
Diabetes
33%
Hyperlipidemia
67%
IHD
55%
Osteoporosis
27%
RA or OA
39%
Schizophrenia
13%
Stroke
8%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Aroostook Health Center (previously: Tamc - Aroostook Medical Center) began on Jan 04, 1967.


Services Provided by Aroostook Health Center include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 2
Medicaid ID: 111290000
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL HERITAGE (MAINE)
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 72

General Information Icon Staff Size

Aroostook Health Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
108 minutes
LPN / LVN
24 minutes
CNA
183.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 2.2 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 6.48 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Aroostook Health Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.03
CNAs
38.11
Dietitians
0.51
Food Service
10.97
Housekeeping
6.34
LPN / LVN
3.4
Medical Director
0.23
Medication Tech
3.9
Nurse Admin
4
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
1.03
Pharmacist
0.5
Physical Therapist
1.04
Physician
0.46
PT Assistant
0.2
Qualified Activities
1.03
RNs
15.03
Social Worker
1.03
Speech Pathology
0.27
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 5 stars 5 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Aroostook Health Center in MARS HILL, Maine has 72 beds compared to the Maine average of 70.39 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 59.6 residents compared to the ME average of 57.72 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 82.78% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Maine average of 82% and a national average of 81.38%.


Aroostook Health Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the ME average of 3.67 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    5 stars compared to the ME average of 2.87 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    5 stars compared to the ME average of 4.18 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the ME average of 3.71 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 stars compared to the ME average of 4.23 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    2 stars compared to the ME average of 3.34 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    2 stars compared to the ME average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 4 for Aroostook Health Center versus the ME average of 3.61 and a national average of 3.20.

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Aroostook Health Center
Number of Residents:
AROOSTOOK HEALTH CENTER 59.6 vs. ME 57.72 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
AROOSTOOK HEALTH CENTER 72 vs. ME 70.39 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
AROOSTOOK HEALTH CENTER 4 vs. ME 3.6128571428571 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
AROOSTOOK HEALTH CENTER 5 vs. ME 3.67 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Aroostook Health Center
OrganizationRole
Eastern Maine Healthcare SystemsOperational/managerial Control
Kelly, MauraOperational/managerial Control
Beaulieu, JohnDirector
Bell, CarolDirector
Faloon, MichaelDirector
Flora, CarlDirector
Getman, SylviaDirector
Hood, MichelleDirector
Johnson, HollyDirector
Lallande, JosephDirector
Landeen, AlanDirector
Lombard, LynnDirector
Lynch, EugeneDirector
Mccrum, BarryDirector
Sonntag, JenniferDirector
St John, PeterDirector
St Pierre, SteveDirector
Varnum, BrettDirector
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