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Amara Healthcare & Rehab

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Updated Oct 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B-plus
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2021 Scott Road,
Augusta GA 30906

(706) 793-1057

Note: Data for Amara Healthcare & Rehab has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

With an address in Augusta, Georgia, Amara Healthcare & Rehab is one of nine available facilities in this area. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires above average scores in most areas. This actually ended up being the highest rated nursing home in the city. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

On top of 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-. Inspection ratings are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G through L. This tells you CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our nursing grade. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Turning to another strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our higher grades in our long-term care category as well, with a B+. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are kept in good health. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 96.969696 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our last category, this nursing home also was given an excellent short-term care rating, with a B+. This completed a very strong report card. In our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a sound measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Amara Healthcare & Rehab Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 6.25% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of quality of care.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 1.52% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often associated with poor nursing care. Closer supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: C

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 3.85% of Patients had UTIs

This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric may also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 10.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 16.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 1.55% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 94.99% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 8.55% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 10.12% of Residents

This is the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: A-minus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 0.03 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 10.12% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: D

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 19.24% of Patients

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: F

In Amara Healthcare & Rehab, 46.01% of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Scores for Augusta, GA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of D
  • 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

Looking for more options? Augusta, Georgia has 8 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Au Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.05 miles away1120 15th Street Augusta Georgia 30912Voluntary non-profit - Other(706) 721-6569
  • University HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.46 miles away1350 Walton Way Augusta Georgia 30901Government - Hospital District or Authority(706) 722-9011
  • Doctors HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.67 miles away3651 Wheeler Road Augusta Georgia 30909Proprietary(706) 651-6008
  • Dwight Eisenhower Amc (Ft Gordon)Acute Care - Department of Defense 6.53 miles away300 East Hospital Road Augusta Georgia 30905Department of Defense(706) 787-5811
  • Aiken Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.4 miles away302 University Parkway Aiken South Carolina 29801Proprietary(803) 641-5900

Nearby Dialysis

  • Nephrology Center of South Augusta0.64 miles away1631 Gordon Hwy Store 1b Augusta Georgia 30906Dialysis Stations: 19 (706) 790-8300
  • Rai Deans Bridge0.8 miles away2841 Deans Bridge Road Augusta Georgia 30906Dialysis Stations: 21 (706) 790-5909
  • Ara South Augusta Clinic0.81 miles away1649 Gordon Highway Augusta Georgia 30906CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (706) 796-1236
  • South Augusta Dialysis Clinic, LLC1.65 miles away3206 Peach Orchard Road Augusta Georgia 30906Dialysis Stations: 16 (706) 798-5774
  • Fmc New Bailie3.28 miles away1717 Walton Way Augusta Georgia 30904Dialysis Stations: 29 (706) 481-6920
  • Wylds Road Dialysis3.74 miles away1815 Wylds Road Augusta Georgia 30909Dialysis Stations: 20 (706) 733-0522
  • Ara Augusta LLC3.82 miles away1000 Telfair St Augusta Georgia 30901CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (706) 774-0130
  • Hephzibah Dialysis Clinic LLC5.21 miles away2516 Tobacco Rd Hephzibah Georgia 30815CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (706) 790-9314