40th
428
9.19%
2.95stars
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North Carolina Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who developed pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

B-
9.19%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.

B
3.56%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who had a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygeine. However, this statistic can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

B-
3.4%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B+
11.38%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

B-
23.41%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

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

A-
1.8%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

B-
90.68%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

B-
18.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.

C
22.36%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.

B+
1.57

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

C
22.36

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.

B
11.21

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.

B-
65.71%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

North Carolina's
Nursing Home Quality
B-
B-
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
B-
Nurse Quality
B
Short-Term Care
More information about North Carolina
Number of Hospitals: 120
Number of Dialysis facilities: 237
Number of Medicaid beds: 44,341

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Whitestone a Masonic and Eastern Star Community
  2. Willowbrooke Court Sc Center at Tryon Estates
  3. Longleaf Neuro-Medical Treatment Center
  4. The Rosewood Health Center
  5. Springs Memorial Hospital Tcu
North Carolina is ranked as the 46th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Springs Memorial Hospital Tcu
  2. Ghs Greenville Memorial Subacute Unit
  3. Iredell Memorial Hospital
  4. The Fountains at the Albemarle
  5. Western North Carolina Baptist Home
North Carolina is ranked as the 33rd best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Scotia Village-Snf
  2. Loris Rehab and Nursing Center
  3. Penn Nursing Center
  4. Twin Lakes Community Memory Care
  5. White Oak Manor - Spartanburg
North Carolina is ranked as the 45th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Kindred Hospital East Greensboro
  2. Iredell Memorial Hospital
  3. Pender Memorial Hosp Snf
  4. Maryfield Nursing Home
  5. Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center-Snu
North Carolina is ranked as the 16th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

North Carolina cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Advance201
B+
Albemarle411
C
Apex131
A+
Asheboro311
D
Asheville1031
B+
Black Mountain401
A-
Boone111
B+
Brevard311
B
Burgaw211
B+
Burlington661
B+
Cary272
B-
Chapel Hill451
B+
Charlotte21215
B-
Cherryville221
B-
Clayton222
D
Clemmons233
C
Clinton221
C
Concord541
B-
Connellys Springs200
B-
Dunn212
C
Durham11113
B-
Eden211
B-
Elizabeth City221
D
Elizabethtown211
B-
Elkin211
C
Fayetteville1141
C
Fuquay Varina220
B
Garner266
B+
Gastonia751
B-
Goldsboro341
B
Greensboro1271
B-
Greenville431
B+
Henderson330
B-
Hendersonville612
B
Hickory452
B+
High Point562
C
Huntersville363
C
Indian Trail160
D
Jacksonville223
D
Jamestown261
D
Kannapolis231
C
Kernersville230
D
King220
B-
Kinston321
B
Laurinburg231
A-
Lenoir311
B-
Lexington412
B-
Lillington221
D
Lincolnton311
B-
Louisburg220
C
Lumberton511
B
Marion111
B-
Matthews3144
B
Monroe421
B
Mooresville211
F
Morehead City211
A-
Morganton312
B
Mount Airy311
B+
New Bern421
B-
North Wilkesboro221
A+
Oxford241
D
Pinehurst421
B
Pittsboro210
B
Raeford131
F
Raleigh12105
B-
Reidsville220
B
Rocky Mount351
D
Roxboro211
C
Rutherfordton311
B-
Salisbury821
B-
Sanford331
C
Scotland Neck210
C
Sealevel200
B-
Shelby331
D
Smithfield221
C
Sylva211
B-
Tarboro331
B
Thomasville342
B-
Wadesboro221
D
Wake Forest140
B
Washington211
D
Waxhaw101
B+
Waynesville311
B
Whiteville221
B
Wilkesboro221
B-
Wilmington1143
B-
Wilson521
B
Windsor211
D
Winston Salem1053
B-
Yadkinville210
C
stateville431
B-