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.
Canton Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
- Contracted Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
321 Hospital Road,
Canton GA 30114
76.09% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
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
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 5.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. 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
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. For residents looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are a key measure. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 91.42857 percent of its residents, which is a few points lower than we expected. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Canton Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Canton Nursing Center, 10.37% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Canton Nursing Center, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents which have suffered a fall which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Canton Nursing Center, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Canton Nursing Center, 18.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Canton Nursing Center, 21.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Canton Nursing Center, 5.28% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Canton Nursing Center, 93.36% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Canton Nursing Center, 16.65% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Canton Nursing Center, 20.73% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Canton Nursing Center, 1.6 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Canton Nursing Center, 20.73 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Canton Nursing Center, 11.5 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Canton Nursing Center, 69.89% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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