With an address in Charlottesville, Virginia, Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center is one of eight facilities in this city. Featuring an overall score of A-, this facility is one of the higher-rated nursing homes we assessed. Indeed, this is one of the three highest graded nursing homes in Charlottesville. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile was its short-term care rating. We discuss short-term care in the next section
Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of A. Our short-term care grade is generally used to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to have quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
This facility has received near flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some can be quite minor. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing category assesses many factors, most of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our last category, this nursing home received an extremely favorable long-term care score. Although this was not quite as elite as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of our better grades a facility can receive. For patients seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. One of the data points we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 83.40249 percent of its residents. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.59% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint can be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 20.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.59% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 91.36% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.53% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.38% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels.
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.23 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This 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 Albemarle Health and Rehabilitation Center, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Charlottesville, VA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Charlottesville, Virginia has 7 other nursing homes
- University of Virginia Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.46 miles away1215 Lee Street Charlottesville Virginia 22908Government - State(800) 251-3627
- Martha Jefferson HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.4 miles away500 Martha Jefferson Drive Charlottesville Virginia 22911Voluntary non-profit - Private(434) 654-7000
- University of Virginia Hospital2.46 miles awayRenal Services 1416 University Ave 5th Floor Charlottesville Virginia 22908Dialysis Stations: 38 (434) 924-5959
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