College Pines Health and Rehab Center is one of just two available nursing homes in Connellys Springs, North Carolina. This facility was awarded an overall grade of C, which is a good score. You can certainly do worse than this nursing home. One of the major highlights of this facility's report card is its remarkable inspection score, which you can find in the next section.
College Pines Health and Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
The primary reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it received an excellent inspection grade. In fact, its inspection score was far superior to its overall score. In our inspections category, we gave this facility an A. Our inspection ratings are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies an immediate threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received an impressive short-term care grade. As a matter of fact, we awarded them a B in this category, which is one of our better. Short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home provided registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The last measure we looked at in this category is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 6.4 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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This nursing home received a strong nursing score as well. It received one of our higher scores in that area with a score of F. Our nursing score analyzes quite a few factors, many of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This statistic is quite a bit below the national average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next area, this nursing home didn't fare well. With a rock bottom grade of F in long-term care, this is this nursing home's poorest category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means the facility didn't perform well in our quality measures relating to patient care. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Frankly, we were a bit worried that this facility vaccinated a relatively low 90.84249 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
College Pines Health and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 10.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who have experienced urinary tract infections. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 22.36% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 2.92% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 88.16% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 19.43% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 26.81% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 26.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 11.94 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In College Pines Health and Rehab Center, 72.2% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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