Located in Cedartown, Georgia, Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is one of only two available facilities in the city. This turns out to be a solid facility, with an overall grade of C. You can definitely do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this place's profile is its remarkable inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.
Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Few facilities performed better in this area. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home an impressive grade in long-term care. This facility earned a grade of B in this category, which is one of our more favorable scores. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.64789 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a life threatening illness for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Sadly, this nursing home only earned a grade of D for its short-term care score, which is not a very good score. Short-term care grades are critical for patients seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Given its score in this area, we weren't surprised to discover that this place was well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the data we looked at. Frankly, this was about what we expected to find. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that just 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Moving on to our final category, this nursing home didn't perform well. With a poor grade of F in nursing, this was its poorest category grade. Our nursing grade consists of several factors, most of which are associated with nursing hours. This place offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is not a very impressive figure. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This place fared well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these metrics to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are often associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.23% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 21.48% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 5.43% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 93.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 17.3% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 23.05% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Many would argue that mobility is important for residents' health.
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 23.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 11.54 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cedar Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 69.88% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements.
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