Bedford Co Nursing Home is one of a mere two available facilities in Bedford, Virginia. This facility received an overall grade of B, which is favorable score. You can definitely do much worse than this nursing home. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Bedford Co Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall rating, this nursing home fared even better in the area of inspections which is associated with the facility's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A for this area, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few relatively minor dings are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also received favorable long-term care scores this year. In fact, we awarded it one of our higher grades in that area, with a score of B+. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. In calculating a nursing home's nursing score, we weigh the amount of time nurses are seeing residents and the levels of training of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed was short-term care. In this category, we gave this facility a C. In calculating our short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is considered to be a solid measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. We were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bedford Co Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 8.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term care patients which have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 3.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often caused by poor nursing care. More supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 2.55% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents who had a urinary tract infection. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 13.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 20.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 3.63% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 91.12% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 16.48% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 21.22% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 1.29 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bedford Co Nursing Home, 21.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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