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Bladen East Health and Rehab

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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Bladen East Health and Rehab's website

804 S Poplar Street,
Elizabethtown NC 28337

(910) 862-8100

62.66% estimated occupancy 1

With an address in Elizabethtown, North Carolina, Bladen East Health and Rehab is one of just a couple available facilities there. This nursing home proved to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. This facility definitely has plenty of good features. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively minor. While this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor deficiencies are not necessarily something to panic about.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home was given an impressive short-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B. Our short-term care grades are vital for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. In computing a facility's nursing grade, we assess the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents as well as the levels of training of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place North Carolina in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving patients at least once a day.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Our last area is long-term care, where we awarded this facility a C in this area. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 95.08929 percent of its residents. This facility was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Bladen East Health and Rehab Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay residents who had falls leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents which have experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 3.01% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Many argue this is a measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 87.89% of Patients

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

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 18.87% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-plus

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 24.57% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: F

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: D

In Bladen East Health and Rehab, 11.81 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge short-term care.

Nearby Hospitals

  • 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

Nearby Dialysis

  • Southeastern Dialysis Elizabethtown0.39 miles away101 Dialysis Drive Elizabethtown North Carolina 28337CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (910) 862-7022