Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation is one of just a few nursing homes located in Dahlonega, Georgia. With an A overall grade, we rated this facility in the top fifth of all facilities in the country. We flat out can't say enough favorable things about this nursing home. Keep reading to find this facility's category scores, which are also quite good. It's hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.
Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this nursing home excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes fared as well in this area. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its high-end profile, this nursing home also received a strong short-term care score, with a grade of A. With our short-term care category, we seek to craft a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the number of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. When computing our nursing ratings, we factor in both nursing hours and the training levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving residents more often.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we graded was long-term care, where this nursing home received a B. Believe it or not, this is this nursing home's worst area. A facility is doing something right when it's lowest score still outperforms most other facilities. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the factors we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 95.29412 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid negative health outcomes for the aged 65 and up population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 10.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 3.23% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from UTI's. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 18.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 21.48% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 5.43% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 93.26% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 17.3% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 23.05% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 23.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 11.54 Percentage of Patients
This indicates 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 having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chelsey Park Health and Rehabilitation, 69.88% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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