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Summer Commons in Sanford, ME

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

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They have 74 beds and a daily average of 60.2 residents (which would leave,on average, 13 beds available). Summer Commons participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Partnership ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

Summer Commons 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:
Summer Commons
Business Name:
Sanford Senior Care Operations, Llc
Street Address:
Zip Code:
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Medicare and Medicaid
For profit - Partnership
In a Hospital:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:

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They are located at the following address: 21 June Street in Sanford Maine 04073.
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They can be reached by phone at (207) 206-1360.

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According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Summer Commons to Medicare is $963.50 per day (compared to a Maine average of $786) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $471.25 per day. Some accept this as payment in full. Coinsurance and other forms of Medicare and insurance can often help cover most, if not all, of the rest. 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 Summer Commons 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 Summer Commons is approximately 81 years old.

The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 53 men and 86 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.

Percentage of patients at Summer Commons with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
RA or OA

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Summer Commons (previously: The Newton Ctr For Rehab & Nur) began on Sep 08, 1972.

Services Provided by Summer Commons include:
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: 1
Last Ownership Change: 01-01-2014
Medicaid ID: 101480200
Financial Year End: 05-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NATIONAL HERITAGE (MAINE)
CMS Regional Office: Boston
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 74
Multi-Facility Name: Southern Maine Health Care

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Summer Commons provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
41.4 minutes
33.6 minutes
227.4 minutes

Weekend Staffing

Total RN Weekend Hours:
0.2495 hours
Total Weekend Nursing:
4.15494 hours

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.25 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).

Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3 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 Summer Commons. Read how FTE is defined.

Food Service
Medical Director
Medication Tech
Nurse Admin
Nursing Director
Occ. Therapist
Physical Therapist
Physician Ext.
PT Aide
Qualified Activities
Social Worker
Speech Pathology
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Residents who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
Staff who completed primary Covid-19 vaccine
Residents up-to-date on Covid-19 Boosters
Staff up-to-date on Covid-19 boosters
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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.

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Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating

Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Sanford:
Pinnacle Health And Rehab At Sanford

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

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Summer Commons in SANFORD, Maine has 74 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 60.2 residents compared to the ME average of 57.72 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 81.35% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Maine average of 82% and a national average of 81.38%.

Summer Commons'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:
    2 stars compared to the ME average of 2.87 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the ME average of 4.18 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the ME average of 3.71 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. Long Term Stay Rating:
    4 stars compared to the ME average of 3.34 and a National average of 3.33.
  6. Short Term Stay Rating:
    4 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 2.86 for Summer Commons versus the ME average of 3.01 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
SUMMER COMMONS 60.2 vs. ME 57.72 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
SUMMER COMMONS 74 vs. ME 70.39 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
SUMMER COMMONS 2.86 vs. ME 3.0085714285714 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
SUMMER COMMONS 2 vs. ME 3.67 vs. National 3.32
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Summer Commons
Mainehealth Services5% Or Greater Indirect Ownership Interest
Beaule, LisaDirector
Boothby, LeslieDirector
Burke, WilliamDirector
Claudio, ChristopherDirector
Coster, KatherineDirector
Dufour, GregoryDirector
Emmons, ChristopherDirector
Fisher, MorrisDirector
Garren, BruceDirector
Hasenfus, NancyDirector
Herlihy, KateDirector
Hissong, GeorgeDirector
Hooper, AnnDirector
Isaacson, GeorgeDirector
Kelly, EdwardDirector
Kumaki, DavidDirector
Loffredo, BrettDirector
Loiselle, DanielDirector
Manning, PeterDirector
Mccarthy, MarieDirector
Michelson, JereDirector
Noyes, BrianDirector
Ryan, ThomasDirector
Smith, MelissaDirector
Swihart, SusannahDirector
Aprile, PatriciaOfficer
Olsen, RichardOfficer
Gallagher, KatieManaging Employee
Tutt, DawnManaging Employee
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Summer Commons
Henrietta D Goodall Hospital
25 June St
Sanford, ME 04073
(207) 324-4310
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