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Canton Nursing Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Contracted Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Canton Nursing Center's website

321 Hospital Road,
Canton GA 30114

(770) 479-8791

77.3% estimated occupancy 1

Canton Nursing Center is a facility in Canton, Georgia. This city has a population of 85,446 people. This facility received an A- overall, which is among the most impressive ratings we offer. A score in this range requires top-notch scores across the board. Based on all of the relevant data, you can't go wrong with this nursing home. This nursing home was also given strong scores in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Hemodialysis
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to point out the fact that this nursing home earned near flawless inspections recently. We awarded them an A+ in this category. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to create an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

We also would like to alert you to the fact that this nursing home received a top-shelf grade of A- in our short-term care area. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to forge a meaningful measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess a nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The last metric we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 6.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Our nursing score analyzes the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home Georgia in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning residents at least once a day.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

Moving on to our fourth area, this facility was given a strong long-term care grade. While this was not quite as good as many of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of the stronger scores we offer. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 98.38709 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Canton Nursing Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Canton Nursing Center, 10.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Canton Nursing Center, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents which have had a fall which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Canton Nursing Center, 3.23% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric can also be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Canton Nursing Center, 18.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Canton Nursing Center, 21.48% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Canton Nursing Center, 5.43% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Canton Nursing Center, 93.26% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Canton Nursing Center, 17.3% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the deterioration of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Canton Nursing Center, 23.05% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: C

In Canton Nursing Center, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Canton Nursing Center, 23.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In Canton Nursing Center, 11.54 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Canton Nursing Center, 69.88% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Northside Hospital CherokeeAcute Care Hospitals 2.26 miles away450 Northside Cherokee Boulevard Canton Georgia 30115Voluntary non-profit - Other(770) 244-1000
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital IncAcute Care Hospitals 14.06 miles away1266 Highway 515 South Jasper Georgia 30143Voluntary non-profit - Other(706) 301-5269
  • Wellstar North Fulton HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.88 miles away3000 Hospital Boulevard Roswell Georgia 30076Proprietary(770) 751-2500
  • Wellstar Kennestone HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.69 miles away677 Church Street Marietta Georgia 30060Government - Hospital District or Authority(770) 793-5000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc Northern Georgia Inc0.04 miles away411 Hospital Road Canton Georgia 30114Dialysis Stations: 14 (770) 479-0259
  • Northwest Georgia Renal Center0.04 miles away260 Hospital Road Canton Georgia 30114CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (678) 880-3939
  • Innovative Home Dialysis of Georgia, LLC1.18 miles away3753 Marietta Highway Suite 100 Canton Georgia 30114Dialysis Stations: 1 (770) 345-4103
  • Dsi Woodstock Renal Center11.44 miles away2001 Professional Parkway Suite 100 Woodstock Georgia 30188Dialysis Stations: 15 (678) 494-1171
  • Fmc Dialysis Services Woodstock11.6 miles away110 Londonderry Court Suite 100 Woodstock Georgia 30188Dialysis Stations: 16 (770) 592-3439
  • Osage Dialysis LLC15.34 miles away6225 Atlanta Highway Suite 117 Alpharetta Georgia 30004Dialysis Stations: 12 (770) 569-1275
  • North Fulton Dialysis15.55 miles away1250 North Meadow Pkwy Suite 120 Roswell Georgia 30076Dialysis Stations: 9 (770) 569-2888
  • Dialysis America Inc Alpharetta Dialysis Center15.56 miles away1260 Upper Hembree Road Suite A Roswell Georgia 30076Dialysis Stations: 17 (770) 751-9757