Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center is in Bowling Green, Virginia. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of C. A score of this caliber requires some solid scores. You could definitely do worse than this facility. One of the highlights of this nursing home's profile is its impressive inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of having a decent overall rating, we also want to point out that this place received favorable government inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our better grades in this area, with a grade of B+. This is a much better grade than the nursing home's overall score. Inspection scores are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded an impressive grade in our short-term care category. We gave this nursing home a better than average grade of B+ in that category. Our short-term care ratings are probably more meaningful for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home in any area came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of C. We scrutinized the skill-level of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses worked with residents, in calculating our score in this category. This place provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place actually excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. It scored well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's weakest category was long-term care, which is the final area we looked at. For this category, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids, as well as the levels of routine medical care available. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. Frankly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated only 75.522385 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place was actually decent at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 2.59% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 13.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who are given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely on these medications due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 20.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.59% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 91.36% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 16.53% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.38% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 1.23 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements.
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