Carrington Place of Tappahannock is a small nursing home located in Tappahannock, Virginia. Featuring an overall score of C, this is likely a decent nursing home. Based on the data we reviewed, there are definitely much worse facilities out there. This facility didn't excel in all of our categories, but it didn't receive any terrible grades either. Additional information about these categories is available below.
Carrington Place of Tappahannock
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1150 Marsh Street,
Tappahannock VA 22560
71.16% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- 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
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Few facilities performed better in this area. Our inspection grades are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Based on this, we still had a generally positive view of this nursing home's recent inspections.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's more favorable category grades was in the category of short-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a B. It actually performed better than most facilities in this category. Our short-term care ratings are presumably more meaningful for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes not just nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. We weren't able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.1 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this facility's third best score was long-term care. However, with a D in this category, it still fared relatively poorly. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. To our surprise, this facility also fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
The last area we looked at was nursing, which is a low point for this nursing home. We awarded this nursing home a grade of just D for nursing. Our nursing rating is largely tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. With only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day, this facility's nurse staffing levels were far below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carrington Place of Tappahannock Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 8.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care residents which have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 3.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffered a fall which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 2.55% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percent of long-term patients which sustained urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 13.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 20.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 3.63% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 91.12% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 16.48% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 21.22% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 1.29 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 21.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 11.62 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carrington Place of Tappahannock, 75.54% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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