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Barron Center in Portland, ME


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Barron Center is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Portland, Maine ( Cumberland county )

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They have 219 beds and 171 residents (which would leave 48 beds available). Barron Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Government - City ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside of a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.



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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 4/5 (Full Ratings Below)



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They are located at the following address: 1145 Brighton Ave in Portland Maine 04102.
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They can be reached by phone at (207) 774-2623.

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Nursing Home:
Barron Center
Business Name:
City Of Portland Maine
CMS ID:
205011
Street Address:
1145 BRIGHTON AVE
City:
PORTLAND
State:
Maine
Zip Code:
04102
Phone #:
(207) 774-2623
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Government - City
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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The average age at Barron Center is approximately 81 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 53 men and 100 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Barron Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
31%
Alzheimer's
55%
Asthma
22%
Cancer
11%
CHF
48%
COPD
34%
Depression
62%
Diabetes
39%
Hyperlipidemia
66%
IHD
54%
Osteoporosis
21%
RA or OA
59%
Schizophrenia
18%
Stroke
22%

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Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Portland:
Cedars Nursing Care Center


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

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Barron Center began on Jan 01, 1967.

Special care beds for patients with Alzheimer's are available.


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


Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 136040800
Financial Year End: 06-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL HERITAGE (MAINE)
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 219
Alzheimer's Beds: 50

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Barron Center is approximately 33.1 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 Barron Center to Medicare is $641.06 per day (compared to a Maine average of $736.98) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $336.63 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.

If your stay meets Medicare's requirements they pay 100% for the first 20 days, there is then a copay of $167.50 for days 21-100, and after 100 days (of a single stay) the patient is responsible for all nursing home related costs.

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


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

Registered Nurse
21 minutes
LPN / LVN
34.8 minutes
CNA
195.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.93 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.48 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 Barron Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
0.57
Administration
7.16
CNAs
102.94
Dentists
0.4
Dietitians
0.06
Food Service
24.5
LPN / LVN
18.81
Medical Director
0.69
Medication Tech
10.71
Mental Health
0.09
Nurse Admin
14.42
Nursing Director
0.97
Occ. Therapist
4.1
Other Staff
31.18
Pharmacist
0.11
Physical Therapist
2.79
Physician Ext.
0.69
Qualified Activities
4.54
RNs
12.14
Social Worker
3.23
Speech Pathology
1.29
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Barron Center in PORTLAND, Maine has 219 beds compared to a Maine average of 68.49 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 171 residents compared to a ME average of 57.45 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 78.08% occupancy rate compared to a Maine average of 83.88% and a national average of 81.38%.


Barron Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to a ME average of 3.64 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to a ME average of 2.81 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to a ME average of 3.94 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    2 stars compared to a ME average of 3.8 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to a ME average of 4.32 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.2 for Barron Center versus the ME average of 3.70 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
BARRON CENTER 171 vs. ME 57.45 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BARRON CENTER 219 vs. ME 68.49 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BARRON CENTER 3.2 vs. ME 3.702 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BARRON CENTER 4 vs. ME 3.64 vs. National 3.04

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OrganizationRole
City Of PortlandOperational/managerial Control
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(207) 662-0111
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