With an address in Abbeville, South Carolina, Abbeville Nursing Home is the sole option we identified in this area. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is one of our higher ratings. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good. It is hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Abbeville Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ inspection rating. This is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. We weren't able to track down deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A-. Nursing grades are primarily associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving patients at least once a day.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it was given a score of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this area. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our last category, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B+ in that category. This finalized a first-rate report card. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. After we finished looking at the volume of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly can be a life threatening ailment for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Abbeville Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have experienced falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 2.85% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression may indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 88.92% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 14.02% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 20.24% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 1.69 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Abbeville Nursing Home, 20.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
- Abbeville Area Medical CenterCritical Access Hospitals 0.22 miles away420 Thomson Circle Abbeville South Carolina 29620Government - Local(864) 366-5011
- Self Regional HealthcareAcute Care Hospitals 12.85 miles away1325 Spring Street Greenwood South Carolina 29646Voluntary non-profit - Private(864) 227-4111
- Abbeville Dialysis0.18 miles away904 W Greenwood St Abbeville South Carolina 29620CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 10 (864) 459-0347
- Greenwood Dialysis12.96 miles away109 Overland Drive Greenwood South Carolina 29646CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 41 (864) 227-6011
- Jabine Dialysis, LLC18.02 miles away3337 Highway 72-221 E Greenwood South Carolina 29649Dialysis Stations: 1 (253) 733-4500
- Fmc Services of Belton Honea Path19.44 miles away200 Church Street Honea Path South Carolina 29654Dialysis Stations: 17 (864) 369-6509