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. Fortunately, this facility didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Accordius Health at Winston Salem
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we looked at was long-term care. This facility was given an impressive long-term care score, with a B+ in the area. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 97.65625 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed was short-term care, where this facility received a B-. This is this nursing home's weakest area. This is nevertheless not a bad grade. Short-term care grades are vital for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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, 10.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term stay residents that experienced a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for treating several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Accordius Health at Winston Salem, 22.36% 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, 2.92% 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, 88.16% 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, 19.43% 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, 26.81% 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, 26.81 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, 11.94 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, 72.2% 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
- 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 B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Winston Salem, North Carolina has 8 other nursing homes
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