Coosa Valley Health and Rehab is a large nursing home in Gadsden, Alabama. With an overall rating of B, this appears to be a very respectable nursing home. You can certainly do much worse than this nursing home. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
Coosa Valley Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- for that area, which happens to be one of our better scores. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.04 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. When determining a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Our final area is short-term care, where we awarded this nursing home a C in this area. Our short-term care ratings are meaningful for residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Coosa Valley Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that have suffered from a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 19.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 23.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 1.27% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 92.58% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 15.91% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 15.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 11.46 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Coosa Valley Health and Rehab, 73.73% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Gadsden, AL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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