Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community
1250 Arbor Road, Winston Salem NC 27104 · (336) 724-7921 · 54.99% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community is a facility located in Winston Salem, North Carolina which has 250,944 people. With an overall score of A+, this facility is one of the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. We really can not say enough favorable things about this nursing home. Headlining this nursing home's remarkable profile is its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 :
Non profit - Church related
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
One of the reasons this place turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Our nursing grade is mostly tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place provided 6.7 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis, which is among the more impressive figures in the country. A significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the more skilled levels of nurses. We are really impressed by these statistics. In addition to offering impressive levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any facility in North Carolina in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Long-term Care Quality
In the third area we assessed, this facility received high marks in the area of long-term care. For this reason, it was given one of our most impressive grades in that category with a grade of of A+. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care scores. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. We were not able to find this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our fourth category, this facility was awarded a high-end short-term care grade. We gave it a grade of A- in this category, resulting in this facility receiving straight A's. In the category of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. This place excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we assessed. The facility offered about 50% more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that it performed respectably in this area with 48.6 percent of its patients returning home.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better