Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken is located in Aiken, South Carolina. This city has a total of 69,485 people. Featuring an overall grade of A-, this facility is one of the higher-rated nursing homes we looked at. This is really as good of a facility as you're going to find. We also gave this facility phenomenal grades in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
123 Dupont Dr Northeast,
Aiken SC 29801
85.93% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.30314 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that area, we awarded this facility an A. We weighed the skill-level of nurses working for the facility, as well as the quantity of time the nurses spent with residents, in calculating our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we analyzed was short-term care. Adding to its top-shelf profile, this facility also excelled in this category. In fact, we gave it a of A- in that area. With our short-term care assessment, we endeavor to craft a fair gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
In the last area we looked at, we found that this facility received a solid government inspection report this year as well, with few major dings from government inspectors. It earned a decent grade in our inspection category with a B. This nursing home really didn't have any major weak links. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area generally have few of these severe deficiencies. 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.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 9.93% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 3.01% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who suffered falls which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 2.75% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients who experienced UTI's. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 14.27% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 20.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 2.84% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating signs of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 88.7% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 13.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 16.35% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 1.87 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 16.35 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carlyle Senior Care of Aiken, 12.8 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. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge short-term care.
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