Carehaven of Pleasants is a facility in Belmont, West Virginia. This city has 888 people. This is a fine facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable rating. Based on our analysis, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. Fortunately, this facility didn't have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Carehaven of Pleasants
- 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 - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home also was awarded favorable long-term care scores this year. Indeed, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. When facilities receive this type of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 98.64865 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life threatening condition for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility doesn't take any chances. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was awarded favorable short-term care grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our more favorable scores in that category, with a grade of B. Our short-term care grade is often used to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to have highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
The last category we scored was nursing. We gave it a C in this category. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this category. Our nursing rating weighs a handful of subcategories, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This nursing home provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This figure is far below the national average. Lastly, we also assessed several nursing quality measures. While this place got docked a bit for nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of these quality measures. With fewer than five percent of its residents experiencing pressure ulcers, it fared very well in this statistic. This is typically an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving a patient even once per day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carehaven of Pleasants Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 8.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 4.41% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 3.85% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term patients that had UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 16.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 23.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 4.5% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 92.52% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 25.29% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 1.32 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 25.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carehaven of Pleasants, 71.34% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements.
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