Carolton Chronic and Convalescent Hospital

(866) 653-9337

400 Mill Plain Rd, FAIRFIELD, CT


Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Carolton Chronic and Convalescent Hospital
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400 MILL PLAIN RD
FAIRFIELD
CT
06824
USA
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User Reviews

11/22/2013  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Our father lived at the Carolton this year for about 7 months. We chose this.nursing home for the proximity to my sisters house and we are greatful that she lived close. The care givers are emotionally removed. There is little communication between them and the nursing staff. Dad fell at least 3 times in 2 months before finally landing under bathroom sink needing stitches and dislocating his shoulder. He was supposed to be on a monitor but the therapy department didn't communica this to the nursing staff. We brought him back to live there because there aren't any nursing homes close enough to us where we could monitor his care and decided that we would all be sure to visit daily. You need to do this with a parent who is completely dependent. He often wasn't even dressed for the day when we arrived at lunchtime. They would tell us that he didn't feel like getting dressed that day. They dont feed the residents if they stop eating. At $400+ per day they want you to either higher an outside caregiver or come every meal to feed him yourself. He was often dirty when brought to dialysis. He had a colostomy bag and they never checked it before he went and the dialysis staff had to request that this be done and an extra change of clothes be sent. He wasn't greeted upon arrival back from dialysis. The bag with his lunch and the notebook from dialysis would sit unopened until next dialysis day. I would check and empty it myself. This nursing home gives minimal care necessary there are no bells or whistles. I would think twice and be sure you can be your parents advocate if you choose the carolton.

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    11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Carolton Chronic and Convalescent Hospital is a large, for profit, nursing home with 229 beds based in Fairfield, CT. At last check, the facility had 183 residents indicating that it is 80% occupied which is less than average within the state of Connecticut. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
    This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Carolton Chronic And Convalescent Hospital, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 50% of nursing homes in Connecticut. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 2 stars to 3 stars.
    We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Carolton Chronic And Convalescent Hospital with other senior care providers in Connecticut. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/09/2012.
    To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here



    03/14/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    While the administration was helpful to us. We found some of the nurses to not be overly helpful and some of the aides to be rude and disrespectful.



    01/14/2012  -  An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes:

    I could not be happier. My father came here after a hip replacement surgery and was not only taken care of wonderfully but I know the staff there had a hand in his speedy recovery. Highly recommend!



    05/13/2011  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    I am disgusted by what these helpless patients have to deal with everyday. My family member was scared and did not want to be beat up anymore...they were very rough and uncaring. We ran into 3 people the whole time that treated my grandmother like their own family member. Not even the the administrators show care..if you have to have someone reside here, visit often and check eveything.


    Response: Is your family member still living there? We are finding the Carlton to be exactly as you say, we need to find another place for our father.


    11/23/2009  -  An OurParents User Writes:

    Room rarely cleaned. Food was over cooked or over spiced. Call light went unanswered for over half hour on several occasions.




    Description of Carolton Chronic and Convalescent Hospital in FAIRFIELD, CT

    Number of Beds : 229

    Carolton Chronic Conv Hosp Inc concentrates on providing first-rate care and support to seniors in Fairfield, CT. This community offers comfort to each resident by providing quality rehab services. Carolton Chronic Conv Hosp Inc provides a low-maintenance lifestyle and the assistance seniors need to enjoy retirement. There are rehab services available in this community. For help with your questions about Carolton Chronic Conv Hosp Inc, call a care advisor today.

    Source: OurParents.com

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    Demographic Profile for FAIRFIELD, CT, 06824

    People

    Male Population
    48.41%
    Female Population
    51.59%
    Median Age
    38 Years
    Average Household Income
    $116,177

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    Overall
    93% Above
    Cost of Food
    17% Above
    Utilities
    47% Above
    Miscellaneous
    16% Above

    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    7.8 / 100
    Water Quality
    32 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    30 / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    301.6

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crime
    1
    Property Crime
    1