Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center is located in Appomattox, Virginia, a city with a population of 9,213 people. This facility received an overall grade of B, which is a quality grade. Based on our ratings, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile was its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
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Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall performance, we awarded this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its profile, this nursing home also received a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is a well above average grade in this area. For prospective residents looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 87.93103 percent of its residents. This is somewhat lower than we expected but still a respectable percentage. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third highest area was its short-term care score, where it was awarded a C. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to judge a facility's performance with rehabilitation To have highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Switching gears to our fourth category, this facility was awarded a grade of C in nursing, which is generally an acceptable score. Our nursing score is based on numerous factors. The most heavily weighted one is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This place provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a much lower figure than we were hoping for. Lastly, our nursing ratings also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this place actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Some falls could be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses aids to assist its patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 3.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 7.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay residents which have experienced a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 3.11% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 16.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 16.45% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 8.61% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 93.97% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 31.62% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 22.89% of Residents
This is the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 22.89% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized 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
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 12.3% of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Appomattox Health and Rehabilitaton Center, 72.8% of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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