Cartersville Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Cartersville, Georgia. With an overall score of B+, this is a very good nursing home. In our view, this nursing home is a good fit for quite a few people. We also gave this facility phenomenal grades in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our long-term care rating. If you are looking for anything other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care grades. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 54.782608 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is a few points below what we were hoping for but still a respectable percentage. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
This nursing home also performed well in inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. It received one of our highest scores in that area with a score of A-. Few facilities with an overall grade in this range performed this well in multiple categories. Inspection grades account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category generally have few severe deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our nursing grade weighs a number of datapoints. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we looked at, this nursing home was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home rounded out a very favorable profile. Our short-term care ratings are thought to be most meaningful for individuals in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. It does not appear that this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The last metric we assessed in this area is the number of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cartersville Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cartersville Center, 10.37% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cartersville Center, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a fall leading to severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cartersville Center, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who have had a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cartersville Center, 18.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cartersville Center, 21.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure gauges the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cartersville Center, 5.28% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cartersville Center, 93.36% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cartersville Center, 16.65% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cartersville Center, 20.73% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels.
In Cartersville Center, 1.6 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cartersville Center, 20.73 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cartersville Center, 11.5 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cartersville Center, 69.89% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
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