Clinch Valley Health Skilled Nursing Facility is a very-small hospital-based nursing home located in Richlands, Virginia. Featuring an overall rating of A+, this facility is clearly a first-rate nursing home. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top two percent of all nursing homes in the United States. Keep reading to find this facility's category ratings, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
Clinch Valley Health Skilled Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2949 W Front St,
Richlands VA 24641
33.74% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Virginia Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Virginia Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Virginia Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its favorable overall score, we awarded this place a grade of A+ for our inspection category. Our inspection scores weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we gave this facility a score of A for its short-term care score. Our short-term care ratings are vital for people requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This includes a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we considered in this category is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. In determining our nursing ratings, we look at both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home 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.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we graded, this nursing home was awarded a very favorable grade of A in our long-term care category. With this grade, the facility rounded out a straight A profile. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care scores. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. It does not appear that this facility submitted vaccination data. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clinch Valley Health Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Clinch Valley Health Skilled Nursing Facility, 11.62 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Clinch Valley Health Skilled Nursing Facility, 75.54% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
- Clinch Valley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.41 miles away6801 Governor Gc Perry Highway Richlands Virginia 24641Proprietary(276) 596-6000
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