Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home in Chatham, Virginia. This nursing home turns out to be a solid facility, with an overall grade of B-. You can definitely do worse than this place. The best part of this nursing home's profile was its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its decent overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. This score is far more impressive than the facility's overall score. Inspection scores are tied to items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies an imminent risk to patient health or safety. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
In addition, we also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home was given impressive short-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our higher scores in this category, with a grade of B. This proved to be the facility's second best grade. In determining these short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to formulate a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed was long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a decent grade of B-. In determining our long-term care ratings, we look at the assistance with daily living offered to a facility's residents. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is more than the average nursing home. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The last area we scored is nursing, which proved to be this nursing home's weakest category. We gave this nursing home a grade of D in that category. Of course, this grade hurt the facility's overall profile to some degree. Nursing scores are tied to nurse staffing levels. This facility offered only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is an alarmingly low total. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients that had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 2.59% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percent of long-term care patients who experienced urinary tract infections. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 13.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who are administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 20.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents which were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.59% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 91.36% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 16.53% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.38% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that maintained mobility. Some argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental health.
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 1.23 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chatham Health & Rehabilitation Center, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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