With an address in Pleasant Garden, North Carolina, Clapps Nursing Center is the only nursing home we identified in the area. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A score of this caliber requires strong scores in most areas. Based on our ratings, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Clapps Nursing Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
5229 Appomattox Road,
Pleasant Garden NC 27313
76.18% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another quality feature for this facility is that it received a favorable long-term care grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In this area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.98 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is short-term care. This nursing home was awarded a favorable short-term care grade, with a B+ in this category. Short-term care grades are often used to measure a facility's rehabilitation services To offer good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. When we looked at this facility's physical therapist hours, we found it offered more hours of physical therapy per day to its residents than most nursing homes. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in this area with 63.4 percent of its patients returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most facilities.
Switching gears to the next category, we awarded this facility a grade of D for nursing. This was the facility's worst category score. However, you shouldn't over-emphasize a single bad score. Nursing scores are based in large part on quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home offered only 3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. Although this facility's nursing hours were below average, it actually surprised us in a few of the qualitative metrics in this category. In particular, we were pleased to find that its residents appear to be suffering fewer pressure ulcers than most nursing homes.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clapps Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Clapps Nursing Center, 10.34% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Clapps Nursing Center, 3.97% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Clapps Nursing Center, 3.26% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Clapps Nursing Center, 11.5% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Clapps Nursing Center, 22.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Clapps Nursing Center, 3.06% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Clapps Nursing Center, 88.86% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Clapps Nursing Center, 19.28% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Clapps Nursing Center, 26.79% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Clapps Nursing Center, 1.3 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Clapps Nursing Center, 26.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Clapps Nursing Center, 11.98 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Clapps Nursing Center, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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