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Nursing Homes in North Carolina

  • 43rd
    National Rank
  • 347
    Nursing Homes
  • 10.34%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.83/5
    Average CMS Rating

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North Carolina Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 10.34% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In North Carolina, 3.97% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 3.26% of Patients had UTIs

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 hygiene. However, this statistic can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 11.5% of Patients use 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.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 22.5% of Patients use 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.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 3.06% of Patients

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

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 88.86% of Patients

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

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 19.28% Percentage of Patients

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

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 26.79% Percentage of Residents

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

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In North Carolina, 1.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 26.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In North Carolina, 11.98 Percentage of Patients

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.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In North Carolina, 72.58% Percentage of Resident

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.

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
Albemarle411
Grade: C
Apex131
Grade: A-plus
Asheboro211
Grade: B-minus
Asheville831
Grade: B-plus
Black Mountain301
Grade: B-plus
Boone111
Grade: B-minus
Brevard311
Grade: C
Burlington561
Grade: B
Cary372
Grade: B-plus
Chapel Hill351
Grade: B
Charlotte16215
Grade: B-minus
Cherryville221
Grade: B-plus
Clayton122
Grade: C
Clemmons233
Grade: C
Concord541
Grade: B-minus
Connellys Springs200
Grade: C
Durham9113
Grade: B-minus
Eden211
Grade: B
Elizabeth City221
Grade: D
Elizabethtown211
Grade: B-minus
Elkin211
Grade: C
Fayetteville741
Grade: C
Fuquay Varina120
Grade: A-plus
Garner266
Grade: B
Gastonia651
Grade: B-minus
Goldsboro241
Grade: B-minus
Greensboro971
Grade: B-minus
Greenville231
Grade: C
Henderson230
Grade: B-minus
Hendersonville312
Grade: B-plus
Hickory452
Grade: B-minus
High Point462
Grade: B-minus
Huntersville263
Grade: B-minus
Indian Trail160
Grade: D
Jacksonville223
Grade: C
Jamestown261
Grade: C
Kannapolis231
Grade: B-minus
Kernersville230
Grade: D
King220
Grade: B-minus
Kinston121
Grade: B
Laurinburg231
Grade: B-plus
Lenoir311
Grade: C
Lexington412
Grade: D
Lincolnton311
Grade: C
Louisburg220
Grade: D
Lumberton311
Grade: B-minus
Matthews3144
Grade: B
Monroe421
Grade: B-minus
Mooresville211
Grade: F
Morganton212
Grade: B
Mount Airy211
Grade: B-plus
New Bern321
Grade: D
North Wilkesboro221
Grade: B-plus
Oxford241
Grade: C
Pinehurst221
Grade: B-minus
Pittsboro210
Grade: B-plus
Raeford131
Grade: D
Raleigh9105
Grade: B
Reidsville120
Grade: C
Rocky Mount251
Grade: C
Rutherfordton311
Grade: C
Salisbury821
Grade: C
Sanford331
Grade: C
Shelby331
Grade: C
Tarboro231
Grade: B-plus
Thomasville242
Grade: F
Wadesboro221
Grade: C
Wake Forest140
Grade: A-minus
Washington211
Grade: D
Waxhaw101
Grade: B-plus
Waynesville311
Grade: B
Whiteville221
Grade: B
Wilkesboro221
Grade: D
Wilmington943
Grade: C
Wilson421
Grade: B
Windsor211
Grade: B-minus
Winston Salem853
Grade: B
Yadkinville210
Grade: C
stateville431
Grade: C