Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is located in Cameron, West Virginia. This is a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. We ranked this nursing home as one of the top 50 nursing homes in West Virginia. This facility is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this place also earned first-rate health inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our best grades in this area, with a grade of A-. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. We were not able to track down deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a score of A- for our long-term care grade. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home 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 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. Our nursing score focuses on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. 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 scored is short-term care, in which this facility was given a B-. This actually ended up being this nursing home's worst category. This is still a middle of the pack score. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This score is frequently a reliable assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the number of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that just 4 percent of this facility's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.41% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.85% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of poor nursing care. However, this metric could also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care residents which were administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 23.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that were given antianxiety medication. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.5% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 92.52% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 25.29% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.32 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 25.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 71.34% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.