Bladen East Health and Rehab is an average-sized facility in Elizabethtown, North Carolina. This proved to be a respectable facility, with an overall grade of B-. This nursing home seems to have some things going for it. The best part of this facility's profile was its exemplary inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
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Bladen East Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its decent overall grade, we gave this facility an A+ for its inspection grade. This score is far better than its overall grade. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.
This nursing home performed well in nursing. In fact, we gave it a grade of B- for that category, which is one of our best grades. Nursing ratings are primarily based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a low total compared with most other facilities. Finally, although this place got docked a bit for its nursing hours, it actually excelled in some of our quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it performed remarkably well in this statistic.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we looked at was short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a B- in this area. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to forge a fair gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze a facility's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the fourth area, this nursing home was given a decent long-term care score of C. In a long-term care environment, the primary objective is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were optimistic to find that this nursing home vaccinated 99.12664 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bladen East Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 9.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 2.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 0.46% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 7.73% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 23.15% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 6.45% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 93.73% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 22.75% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 25.86% of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who retained mobility levels.
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 25.86% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 10.64% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
- Cape Fear Valley-Bladen County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.24 miles away501 South Poplar Street Elizabethtown North Carolina 28337Voluntary non-profit - Private(910) 862-5100
- Southeastern Dialysis Elizabethtown0.39 miles away101 Dialysis Drive Elizabethtown North Carolina 28337CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (910) 862-7022