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Cove's Edge in Damariscotta, ME

Cove's Edge is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Damariscotta, Maine (Lincoln county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Cove's Edge includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 76 beds and a daily average of 56.5 residents (which would leave,on average, 19 beds available). Cove's Edge participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

Cove's Edge received an overall rating from CMS of 2 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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Nursing Home:
Cove's Edge
Business Name:
Lincolnhealth Coves Edge
Street Address:
Zip Code:
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Medicare and Medicaid
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:

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They are located at the following address: 26 Schooner Street in Damariscotta Maine 04543.
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They can be reached by phone at (207) 563-4608.

Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Cove's Edge is approximately 18.5 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 Cove's Edge to Medicare is $961.35 per day (compared to a Maine average of $736.98) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $382.29 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 Cove's Edge 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 Cove's Edge is approximately 83 years old.

The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 68 men and 159 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.

Percentage of patients at Cove's Edge with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
RA or OA

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Cove's Edge began on Jun 29, 1991.

Services Provided by Cove's Edge 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: 112930100
Financial Year End: 04-30
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL HERITAGE (MAINE)
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 76

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Cove's Edge provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
74.4 minutes
10.2 minutes
210.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.41 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).

Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.42 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 Cove's Edge. Read how FTE is defined.

Food Service
Medical Director
Medication Tech
Nurse Admin
Nursing Director
Occ. Therapist
OT Assistant
Physical Therapist
Physician Ext.
PT Assistant
Qualified Activities
Social Worker
Speech Pathology
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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: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

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

Short Term Stay Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating

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

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Cove's Edge in DAMARISCOTTA, Maine has 76 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 56.5 residents compared to the ME average of 57.72 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 74.34% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Maine average of 82% and a national average of 81.38%.

Cove's Edge's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the ME average of 3.67 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 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:
    5 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:
    3 stars compared to the ME average of 3.34 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    3 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 3.71 for Cove's Edge 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 Cove's Edge
Number of Residents:
COVE'S EDGE 56.5 vs. ME 57.72 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
COVE'S EDGE 76 vs. ME 70.39 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
COVE'S EDGE 3.71 vs. ME 3.6128571428571 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
COVE'S EDGE 2 vs. ME 3.67 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Cove's Edge
Mainehealth5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Mainehealth Services5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Donovan, JamesOperational/managerial Control
Wade, CynthiaOperational/managerial Control
Alamo, AquilinoDirector
Cosgrove, JamesDirector
Fossel, LeslieDirector
Fox, TimothyDirector
Fulmer, JackDirector
Garren, BruceDirector
Hamblett, MeaganDirector
Hasan, SamiraDirector
Lawrence, DavidDirector
Logan, WilliamDirector
Lutsk, BruceDirector
Nesbit, MarvaDirector
Odonnell, SeanDirector
Porter, SusanDirector
Russ, AndrewDirector
Sell, LouisDirector
Soucy, DeniseDirector
Stover, HollyDirector
Wood, PeterDirector
Printy, WayneOfficer
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Cove's Edge
Miles Memorial Hospital (lincoln County Healthcare
35 Miles Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
(207) 563-1234
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