Alleghany Health and Rehab is in Clifton Forge, Virginia, a city with 6,315 people. We gave it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack score. In our view, this place ought to be a good fit for quite a few people. The best part of this place's report card was its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
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Alleghany Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home really outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received an excellent government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our best grades in this category with an A. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, we gave this nursing home a grade of B+ in our long-term care category. This is one of our better scores. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. After considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 91.768295 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be a bit below what we expected but still a decent figure. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of C in this category. Nursing ratings are tied to quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures. Although this place got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in some of these quality-based measures. With less than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it did well in this statistic. This is generally an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning a patient more often.
Short-term Care Quality
Our next area is short-term care, in which we gave this facility a C in this area. Our short-term care ratings are believed to be more meaningful for those needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Alleghany Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 8.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term stay patients who experienced falls which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 2.25% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 15.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 19.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 5.07% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 88.92% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 17.15% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 18.14% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 1.38 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 18.14 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 12.25 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Alleghany Health and Rehab, 74.96% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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