Clh Valley Medical Center
2949 W Front St, Richlands VA 24641 · (276) 596-6000 · 53.75% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Clh Valley Medical Center is a very-small hospital-based facility located in Richlands, Virginia. This nursing home is an A+ rated facility, which is the most impressive grade. Based on our assessment, you can not go wrong with this nursing home. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category grades, which are just as impressive as its overall score.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 24 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Our inspection grades are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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
An additional reason we rated this facility so highly is that it was awarded an A+ short-term care grade. This is flat out as good as it gets in this category. Our short-term care scores are meaningful for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it provides more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that were able to return home from the facility. This place performed as well as just about any facility in Virginia with 72.4 percent of its patients returning home.
This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We scrutinized the qualifications of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the number of hours those nurses worked with residents, in calculating our score in this category. This place provides an incredible 8.9 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to providing impressive levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the nation in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these datapoints as predictive measures of the caliber of nursing care being provided.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we analyzed is long-term care. This first-rate nursing home also excelled in this area, where we awarded it an A+. This wrapped up a flawless report card of all A+'s. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. It does not appear that this facility provided vaccination data. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clh Valley Medical Center Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better