39th
358
9.51%
2.73stars
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Georgia Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percent of long-term care residents which suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

B-
9.51%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that have had a fall leading to major injury.

B
3.07%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

B-
3.4%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B-
17.91%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.

B
21.93%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

B
4.55%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

B
93.61%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the decline of a resident's well-being.

B
16.25%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Many believe that the ability to move around is important for patients mental and physical well-being.

B
18.41%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

B
1.79

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

B
18.41

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

B
10.69

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements.

B-
64.62%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Georgia's
Nursing Home Quality
B-
B
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
C
Nurse Quality
C
Short-Term Care
More information about Georgia
Number of Hospitals: 147
Number of Dialysis facilities: 371
Number of Medicaid beds: 39,533

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Marsh's Edge
  2. St Barnabas at Siskin Hospital
  3. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Extended Care
  4. Palemon Gaskins Mem Nsg Home
  5. The D Scott Hudgens Center for Skilled Nursing
Georgia is ranked as the 48th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Candler Skilled Nursing Unit
  2. St Joseph's Transitional Care Unit
  3. Navicent Health Baldwin Skilled Nursing Unit
  4. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Extended Care
  5. Marsh's Edge
Georgia is ranked as the 47th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion
  2. W Frank Wells Nursing Home
  3. Twin Oaks Convalescent Center
  4. The D Scott Hudgens Center for Skilled Nursing
  5. Palemon Gaskins Mem Nsg Home
Georgia is ranked as the 22nd best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Fifth Avenue Health Care
  2. The Oaks Nursing Home
  3. Azalea Health and Rehabilitation
  4. Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation
  5. Riverside Health and Rehabilitation
Georgia is ranked as the 7th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Georgia cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Albany2 8 1
D
Athens4 6 2
B-
Atlanta21 44 12
B-
Augusta10 15 5
B
Austell3 18 4
B
Bainbridge2 3 1
D
Brunswick3 3 2
B
Buchanan2 1 1
D
Buford1 10 1
B
Calhoun2 2 1
C
Canton2 4 1
B+
Carrollton4 3 1
B
Cartersville3 5 0
B-
Cedartown2 1 1
C
Chatsworth1 1 1
F
Cleveland2 0 0
B
Columbus7 16 5
B+
Commerce2 1 1
C
Conyers2 16 2
B-
Cordele2 2 1
B+
Covington2 7 1
B+
Cumming2 8 2
B+
Dahlonega2 0 0
B+
Dallas1 6 1
A+
Dalton4 1 1
B
Decatur6 40 9
B
Douglasville1 9 1
B-
Dublin3 4 1
D
Eastman2 1 1
D
Elberton3 1 1
C
Evans2 15 4
A-
Fairburn2 12 2
C
Fayetteville1 10 1
C
Fitzgerald2 0 2
F
Flowery Branch1 3 0
B-
Forsyth2 2 1
C
Fort Oglethorpe2 7 6
B
Fort Valley2 2 1
C
Gainesville4 6 1
B+
Gray2 1 0
B
Griffin3 3 1
B
Hartwell2 2 0
B
Jasper2 0 1
C
Jesup3 1 1
B-
Jonesboro2 16 4
C
Kennesaw1 11 1
B-
La Fayette2 1 0
C
Lagrange3 3 1
B+
Lawrenceville4 15 3
A-
Lilburn1 25 3
C
Lithonia1 22 3
C
Macon12 11 3
C
Marietta7 14 3
B-
Mcdonough1 7 1
B+
Metter2 1 1
C
Milledgeville4 4 1
B-
Monroe1 7 2
C
Moultrie4 2 2
B-
Newnan3 5 2
B-
Ocilla2 0 2
A-
Peachtree City1 8 3
B-
Powder Springs1 13 4
D
Riverdale1 23 4
B-
Rome7 3 2
C
Rossville2 8 6
B+
Roswell1 12 5
F
Saint Simons Island2 3 2
A-
Sandersville3 1 1
B+
Savannah11 9 5
B
Smyrna1 31 8
B+
Snellville2 13 3
C
Sparta2 0 0
C
Stockbridge1 15 3
D
Stone Mountain2 34 5
B-
Suwanee2 17 4
A+
Swainsboro2 1 1
B+
Thomaston3 1 1
B-
Thomasville4 4 0
B
Tifton2 2 1
C
Tucker3 28 7
C
Tybee Island2 0 0
D
Valdosta4 7 2
B-
Vidalia2 2 0
B+
Warner Robins3 5 2
B-
Waycross3 2 1
B+
Winder1 4 1
B
Woodstock1 8 2
B-
stateboro4 2 1
C