Camellia Health & Rehabilitation is a nursing home located in Claxton, Georgia, which has 11,090 people. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A score of this caliber requires strong scores in most areas. This facility definitely has plenty working in its favor. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Camellia Health & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this facility's other achievements is its dominant long-term care score. It received one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of A. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of B-. While this didn't quite match its scores in some of the categories discussed above, this is still a decent score. There are several subcategories within this area. Many of the datapoints reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures. Although this facility got docked a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in a few of these quality-based measures. With less than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it did well in this area. This is often a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving a patient at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is short-term care, in which this facility was awarded a grade of B-. Even though this ended up being its lowest category grade, this is nevertheless not a poor grade. Our short-term care ratings are vital for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the number of residents that returned home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Camellia Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 10.37% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 18.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 21.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 5.28% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 93.36% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 16.65% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 20.73% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility.
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 1.6 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 20.73 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 11.5 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Camellia Health & Rehabilitation, 69.89% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
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