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 Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
- 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 6.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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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
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.
Canton Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In Canton Nursing Center, 23.05% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
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
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
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
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.
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