Clh Valley Medical Center is a very-small hospital-based nursing home located in Richlands, Virginia. Featuring an overall rating of A, this is clearly a phenomenal nursing home. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
Clh Valley Medical Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this facility received an A+ inspection rating. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was strong in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. We were not able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.4 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we assessed is long-term care. Adding to its strong profile, this nursing home also performed well in that category. In fact, we gave it a of A- for the category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. One of the statistics we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. It doesn't appear that this nursing home provided 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 less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
In the final area, this nursing home also received a very strong nursing rating, with a grade of B+. This rounded out a very strong report card. Our nursing rating analyzes the facility's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home 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 nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving a patient more often.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Clh Valley Medical Center Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Clh Valley Medical Center, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Clh Valley Medical Center, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements.