Carol Woods is a small non-profit nursing home located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. With an overall score of A+, this facility is without a doubt a first-rate nursing home. Indeed, this is substantially better than many of the facilities in the city. Finally, this proved to be a very consistent facility with consistently strong ratings in all of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
750 Weaver Dairy Road,
Chapel Hill NC 27514
56% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in North Carolina Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in North Carolina Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in North Carolina Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. In that category, we gave this nursing home an A+. Our nursing rating analyzes many subcategories, but the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provided 0.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a grade of of A+ for its long-term care grade. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 98 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we looked at, this facility received an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility completed a straight A report card. In determining these short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carol Woods Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carol Woods, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carol Woods, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that have experienced a fall resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carol Woods, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carol Woods, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carol Woods, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carol Woods, 3.01% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carol Woods, 87.89% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carol Woods, 18.87% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carol Woods, 24.57% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carol Woods, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carol Woods, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Chapel Hill, NC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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