With an address in Winston Salem, North Carolina, Accordius Health at Winston Salem is one of nine nursing homes in this city. This nursing home was given an overall grade of B+, which is a strong grade. At the end of the day, this place is a good fit for most people. This facility also received very consistent grades in all four of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Accordius Health at Winston Salem
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively insignificant. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing grades are mostly tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at was short-term care. This facility was given an impressive short-term care score, with a B in the area. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was long-term care, in which this facility was awarded a B. This facility didn't turn out to have any weak categories. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 88.88889 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which happens to be a few points less than we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
Accordius Health at Winston Salem Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who were administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents which are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 3.01% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 87.89% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 18.87% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 24.57% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of 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 Winston Salem, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living typically correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Scores for Winston Salem, NC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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