Candler Skilled Nursing Unit is located in Savannah, Georgia. This city has a total of 236,823 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the most impressive facilities we assessed. Being awarded an A+ in our rating scheme requires excellent performance across the board. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we rated it substantially ahead of the vast majority of the nursing homes in Savannah. This nursing home also received strong ratings in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 11 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

Less:
More:
January
January 1, 2019January 2, 2019January 3, 2019January 4, 2019January 5, 2019January 6, 2019January 7, 2019January 8, 2019January 9, 2019January 10, 2019January 11, 2019January 12, 2019January 13, 2019January 14, 2019January 15, 2019January 16, 2019January 17, 2019January 18, 2019January 19, 2019January 20, 2019January 21, 2019January 22, 2019January 23, 2019January 24, 2019January 25, 2019January 26, 2019January 27, 2019January 28, 2019January 29, 2019January 30, 2019January 31, 2019
February
February 1, 2019February 2, 2019February 3, 2019February 4, 2019February 5, 2019February 6, 2019February 7, 2019February 8, 2019February 9, 2019February 10, 2019February 11, 2019February 12, 2019February 13, 2019February 14, 2019February 15, 2019February 16, 2019February 17, 2019February 18, 2019February 19, 2019February 20, 2019February 21, 2019February 22, 2019February 23, 2019February 24, 2019February 25, 2019February 26, 2019February 27, 2019February 28, 2019
March
March 1, 2019March 2, 2019March 3, 2019March 4, 2019March 5, 2019March 6, 2019March 7, 2019March 8, 2019March 9, 2019March 10, 2019March 11, 2019March 12, 2019March 13, 2019March 14, 2019March 15, 2019March 16, 2019March 17, 2019March 18, 2019March 19, 2019March 20, 2019March 21, 2019March 22, 2019March 23, 2019March 24, 2019March 25, 2019March 26, 2019March 27, 2019March 28, 2019March 29, 2019March 30, 2019March 31, 2019
April
April 1, 2019April 2, 2019April 3, 2019April 4, 2019April 5, 2019April 6, 2019April 7, 2019April 8, 2019April 9, 2019April 10, 2019April 11, 2019April 12, 2019April 13, 2019April 14, 2019April 15, 2019April 16, 2019April 17, 2019April 18, 2019April 19, 2019April 20, 2019April 21, 2019April 22, 2019April 23, 2019April 24, 2019April 25, 2019April 26, 2019April 27, 2019April 28, 2019April 29, 2019April 30, 2019
May
May 1, 2019May 2, 2019May 3, 2019May 4, 2019May 5, 2019May 6, 2019May 7, 2019May 8, 2019May 9, 2019May 10, 2019May 11, 2019May 12, 2019May 13, 2019May 14, 2019May 15, 2019May 16, 2019May 17, 2019May 18, 2019May 19, 2019May 20, 2019May 21, 2019May 22, 2019May 23, 2019May 24, 2019May 25, 2019May 26, 2019May 27, 2019May 28, 2019May 29, 2019May 30, 2019May 31, 2019
June
June 1, 2019June 2, 2019June 3, 2019June 4, 2019June 5, 2019June 6, 2019June 7, 2019June 8, 2019June 9, 2019June 10, 2019June 11, 2019June 12, 2019June 13, 2019June 14, 2019June 15, 2019June 16, 2019June 17, 2019June 18, 2019June 19, 2019June 20, 2019June 21, 2019June 22, 2019June 23, 2019June 24, 2019June 25, 2019June 26, 2019June 27, 2019June 28, 2019June 29, 2019June 30, 2019
July
July 1, 2019July 2, 2019July 3, 2019July 4, 2019July 5, 2019July 6, 2019July 7, 2019July 8, 2019July 9, 2019July 10, 2019July 11, 2019July 12, 2019July 13, 2019July 14, 2019July 15, 2019July 16, 2019July 17, 2019July 18, 2019July 19, 2019July 20, 2019July 21, 2019July 22, 2019July 23, 2019July 24, 2019July 25, 2019July 26, 2019July 27, 2019July 28, 2019July 29, 2019July 30, 2019July 31, 2019
August
August 1, 2019August 2, 2019August 3, 2019August 4, 2019August 5, 2019August 6, 2019August 7, 2019August 8, 2019August 9, 2019August 10, 2019August 11, 2019August 12, 2019August 13, 2019August 14, 2019August 15, 2019August 16, 2019August 17, 2019August 18, 2019August 19, 2019August 20, 2019August 21, 2019August 22, 2019August 23, 2019August 24, 2019August 25, 2019August 26, 2019August 27, 2019August 28, 2019August 29, 2019August 30, 2019August 31, 2019
September
September 1, 2019September 2, 2019September 3, 2019September 4, 2019September 5, 2019September 6, 2019September 7, 2019September 8, 2019September 9, 2019September 10, 2019September 11, 2019September 12, 2019September 13, 2019September 14, 2019September 15, 2019September 16, 2019September 17, 2019September 18, 2019September 19, 2019September 20, 2019September 21, 2019September 22, 2019September 23, 2019September 24, 2019September 25, 2019September 26, 2019September 27, 2019September 28, 2019September 29, 2019September 30, 2019
October
October 1, 2019October 2, 2019October 3, 2019October 4, 2019October 5, 2019October 6, 2019October 7, 2019October 8, 2019October 9, 2019October 10, 2019October 11, 2019October 12, 2019October 13, 2019October 14, 2019October 15, 2019October 16, 2019October 17, 2019October 18, 2019October 19, 2019October 20, 2019October 21, 2019October 22, 2019October 23, 2019October 24, 2019October 25, 2019October 26, 2019October 27, 2019October 28, 2019October 29, 2019October 30, 2019October 31, 2019
November
November 1, 2019November 2, 2019November 3, 2019November 4, 2019November 5, 2019November 6, 2019November 7, 2019November 8, 2019November 9, 2019November 10, 2019November 11, 2019November 12, 2019November 13, 2019November 14, 2019November 15, 2019November 16, 2019November 17, 2019November 18, 2019November 19, 2019November 20, 2019November 21, 2019November 22, 2019November 23, 2019November 24, 2019November 25, 2019November 26, 2019November 27, 2019November 28, 2019November 29, 2019November 30, 2019
December
December 1, 2019December 2, 2019December 3, 2019December 4, 2019December 5, 2019December 6, 2019December 7, 2019December 8, 2019December 9, 2019December 10, 2019December 11, 2019December 12, 2019December 13, 2019December 14, 2019December 15, 2019December 16, 2019December 17, 2019December 18, 2019December 19, 2019December 20, 2019December 21, 2019December 22, 2019December 23, 2019December 24, 2019December 25, 2019December 26, 2019December 27, 2019December 28, 2019December 29, 2019December 30, 2019December 31, 2019

Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of earning a great overall score, this facility received an A+ for short-term care. Our short-term care grades are probably more meaningful for people in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. This nursing home is substantially above the national average in terms of its quantity of both physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents. In fact, it provided about 50% more care per resident from both of these care providers than the average facility provided. These are generally good indicators of quality short-term care. The final measure we assessed in this category is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in Georgia in this area with 77.1 percent of its patients returning home.

Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also earned an A+ inspection grade, making it one of the rare nursing homes to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. Inspection ratings are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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.

Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. There are several criteria within this grade. Most of the subcategories are tied to nurse staffing. This facility boasts a really impressive 7.6 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis, of which a significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. This is one of the higher totals of nursing hours we found at any facility. In addition to offering high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In the last category we assessed, this nursing home was awarded high marks in the category of long-term care as well. As a result, it received an A+. This rendered it one of an elite handful of nursing homes to receive A+'s in all four categories. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We weren't able to locate this place's vaccination data. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Candler Skilled Nursing Unit Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
6.7
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.

Provider
D
58.68%
State
B-
64.62%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Candler Hospital 0 mi
5353 Reynolds Street Savannah Georgia 31412
(912) 819-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Memorial Health University Medical Center 0.66 mi
4700 Waters Avenue Savannah Georgia 31404
(912) 350-3691
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Georgia Regional Hosp Savannah 2.12 mi
1915 Eisenhower Drive Savannah Georgia 31416
(912) 356-2045
Psychiatric
Government - State
St Joseph's Hospital - Savannah 4.24 mi
11705 Mercy Boulevard Savannah Georgia 31419
(912) 819-4100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Derenne Dialysis 0.83 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 26
5303 Montgomery St Savannah Georgia 31405
(912) 352-1354
Williams Street Dialysis 1.95 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
2812 Williams St Savannah Georgia 31404
(912) 354-5005
Coastal Dialysis Center 1.98 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 43
1460 East Victory Drive Savannah Georgia 31404
(912) 232-2691
Dsi Savannah Drayton Dialysis 2.61 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 27
1020 Drayton Street Savannah Georgia 31401
(912) 233-6067
Bayshore Dialysis LLC 3.47 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
540 E Oglethorpe Ave Savannah Georgia 31401
(912) 236-3053
Abercorn Dialysis 4.17 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
11706 Mercy Blvd Bldg 9 Savannah Georgia 31419
(912) 961-6006
Fmc West Chatham Dialysis Center 6.66 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
113 Minus Avenue Savannah Georgia 31408
(912) 965-0305
Bio-Medical Applications of Georgia, Inc. 7.2 mi
Dialysis Stations: 19
5694a Ogeechee Road Savannah Georgia 31405
(912) 232-5554