Accordius Health at Creekside Care is a large nursing home located in Ahoskie, North Carolina. We gave this nursing home a bottom of the barrel overall rating based on the data we looked at. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Ahoskie. We wouldn't blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another nursing home. However, if you want to learn more about this facility's category grades, nursing grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Accordius Health at Creekside Care
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Note: Accordius Health at Creekside Care has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Unfortunately, we gave this facility some really poor grades. Among them were its F for its nursing grade. Nursing grades are based in large part on quantity of nursing care available. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This facility fared well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these statistics to be good measures of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility wound up receiving a an abysmal score in our short-term care category. It was given a lowly F in this area. With our short-term care grade, we try to create a valuable measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. With its grade in this category, we were not surprised to discover that this place is well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the figures we assessed. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 4.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these poor metrics was damning for this facility's short-term care grade.
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We wanted to point out that this facility received an F for its inspection grade. An F in this area is particularly troublesome because it generally points to red flags on the nursing home's government inspection reports. When a facility has this poor of an inspection rating, you should look for severe deficiencies on its inspection report. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This facility had 6 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only positive thing we can say is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that suggest they created a risk to patient safety or health. Lastly, this facility was flagged by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We prefer to avoid facilities with this designation. Please do your best to find an alternative nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is long-term care. This nursing home was given an abysmal grade of F in that category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 42.81768 percent of its residents. This is pretty significantly below the national average. Surprisingly, this facility actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Accordius Health at Creekside Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 10.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that experienced a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 22.36% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 2.92% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 88.16% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 19.43% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 26.81% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 26.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 11.94 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Accordius Health at Creekside Care, 72.2% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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