Carrington Place at Rural Retreat is the sole option we were able to find in Rural Retreat, Virginia. This is a lower end nursing home, with an overall grade of D. Based on our analysis, this nursing home may not be the best fit for most people. The only positive thing we can really say about this facility is that it did not receive any F's in any of the categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Carrington Place at Rural Retreat
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that Carrington Place at Rural Retreat has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Although we gave this facility a poor overall score, we gave it a fairly respectable grade in nursing, where it received a grade of B-. This was better than its other category scores. Our nursing score is based on several components, most of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This figure is far below average. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a reliable indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a solid score in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of B-. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to score a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The key is determining what effect this had on the quality of care. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Does this page answer your questions about Carrington Place at Rural Retreat?
This nursing home received slightly below average government inspections in recent years. We gave them a grade of C in this category. Our inspection ratings weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. This place was hit with 6 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but fortunately none were in categories G through L. This tells you that this facility dodged the more ominous categories of deficiencies. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received some government fines in recent years.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's least impressive area was long-term care, which is the last area we scored. In this area, we gave this facility a D. Nursing homes that do not fare well in long-term care typically aren't as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine medical care we looked at. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Candidly, we were a bit worried that this facility vaccinated only 82.18391 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this facility was actually decent at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carrington Place at Rural Retreat Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often associated with lower quality nursing care. More supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 2.59% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 13.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for treating a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 20.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 3.59% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression may reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 91.36% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 16.53% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 23.38% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 1.23 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 23.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carrington Place at Rural Retreat, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
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