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Nursing Homes in North Carolina

  • 43rd
    National Rank
  • 409
    Nursing Homes
  • 10.09%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.72/5
    Average CMS Rating

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North Carolina Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In North Carolina, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients which sustained a fall resulting in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which have had urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic measures the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 3.01% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 87.89% of Patients

This is the percent of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 18.87% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's medical condition.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 24.57% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In North Carolina, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In North Carolina, 11.81 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 72.58% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

North Carolina cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Advance201
Grade: B-minus
Albemarle411
Grade: C
Apex131
Grade: A-plus
Asheboro311
Grade: C
Asheville1031
Grade: B
Black Mountain401
Grade: A-minus
Boone111
Grade: B
Brevard311
Grade: B
Burgaw211
Grade: A
Burlington561
Grade: B
Cary372
Grade: B-plus
Chapel Hill451
Grade: B-plus
Charlotte20215
Grade: B-minus
Cherryville221
Grade: A-minus
Clayton222
Grade: C
Clemmons233
Grade: C
Clinton221
Grade: B-minus
Concord541
Grade: C
Connellys Springs200
Grade: B-minus
Dunn212
Grade: B-minus
Durham11113
Grade: C
Eden211
Grade: B-plus
Elizabeth City221
Grade: C
Elizabethtown211
Grade: B-minus
Elkin211
Grade: C
Fayetteville1041
Grade: C
Fuquay Varina220
Grade: B-minus
Garner266
Grade: B
Gastonia751
Grade: B-minus
Goldsboro341
Grade: B
Greensboro1071
Grade: B-minus
Greenville431
Grade: B-minus
Henderson330
Grade: C
Hendersonville512
Grade: B-plus
Hickory452
Grade: B-minus
High Point462
Grade: C
Huntersville363
Grade: B
Indian Trail160
Grade: D
Jacksonville223
Grade: B-minus
Jamestown261
Grade: C
Kannapolis231
Grade: B-minus
Kernersville230
Grade: C
King220
Grade: C
Kinston321
Grade: B-minus
Laurinburg231
Grade: A-minus
Lenoir311
Grade: C
Lexington412
Grade: D
Lillington221
Grade: D
Lincolnton311
Grade: B-minus
Louisburg220
Grade: C
Lumberton411
Grade: B-minus
Marion111
Grade: B
Matthews3144
Grade: B
Monroe321
Grade: B
Mooresville211
Grade: F
Morehead City211
Grade: A-minus
Morganton312
Grade: C
Mount Airy311
Grade: B
New Bern421
Grade: C
North Wilkesboro221
Grade: B-plus
Oxford241
Grade: D
Pinehurst421
Grade: C
Pittsboro210
Grade: B
Raeford131
Grade: D
Raleigh12105
Grade: B-minus
Reidsville120
Grade: B
Rocky Mount251
Grade: D
Roxboro211
Grade: B-minus
Rutherfordton311
Grade: C
Salisbury721
Grade: B-minus
Sanford331
Grade: C
Scotland Neck210
Grade: B-plus
Shelby331
Grade: C
Smithfield221
Grade: C
Tarboro331
Grade: B
Thomasville342
Grade: B-minus
Wadesboro221
Grade: C
Wake Forest140
Grade: A
Washington211
Grade: C
Waxhaw101
Grade: B
Waynesville311
Grade: B
Whiteville221
Grade: D
Wilkesboro221
Grade: D
Wilmington1143
Grade: B-minus
Wilson421
Grade: B-minus
Windsor211
Grade: C
Winston Salem953
Grade: B-minus
Yadkinville210
Grade: C
stateville431
Grade: B-minus