Accordius Health and Rehabilitation is located in Gatesville, North Carolina. This is a subpar facility, with an overall grade of D. This is not the worse nursing home we looked at, but we would still be very reluctant to recommend it. If you aren't deterred by this facility's report card, feel free to continue reading to find out about its category scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
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Accordius Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
While we were not high on this facility's overall score, it received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received an excellent inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest scores in that category with an A-. Inspection ratings are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these inspections. Most importantly, you should avoid nursing homes with severe deficiencies associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
The next best area we gave this facility in any area came in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of C. In calculating our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This area is frequently a solid measure of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. In this place's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than a typical facility. The hope is that this does not adversely impact the quality of care. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
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We awarded this facility a respectable grade in the area of nursing as well, with a grade of C. Our nursing rating is based on a number of datapoints. The most important one is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is generally an indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses to assist its residents.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we rated was long-term care. This facility received an abysmal grade of F in that category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means the facility didn't perform well in our measures relating to patient care. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. We were concerned by the fact that this facility vaccinated just 32.82828 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place was actually decent at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.04 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Accordius Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 10% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 3.14% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. However, this metric may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 12.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 21.12% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 3.84% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many argue that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 88.29% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 19.92% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 21.81% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 21.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 12.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Accordius Health and Rehabilitation, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements.
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