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Coosa Valley Healthcare Center

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jan 10, 2019 by Nick Lata

Coosa Valley Healthcare Center's website

260 West Walnut Street,
Sylacauga AL 35150

(256) 487-0308

88.82% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Coosa Valley Healthcare Center has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Located in Sylacauga, Alabama, Coosa Valley Healthcare Center is the sole option located in this area. After receiving an A+ overall grade, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 25 best facilities in Alabama. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to be a wonderful choice for just about anybody. This also ended up being a very consistent facility with consistent ratings in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation


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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of receiving a strong overall rating, this facility also earned an A+ inspection grade. This score is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a nursing home. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its strong profile, this facility also was given a superb long-term care grade, with a score of A. If you are seeking services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care scores. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. We weren't able to find information on vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In the final category we graded, this nursing home was awarded an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home wrapped up a straight A profile. Our short-term care scores are presumably most meaningful for patients in need of rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more skilled nursing services. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18May 23

Nearby Hospitals

  • Coosa Valley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.11 miles away315 W Hickory St Sylacauga Alabama 35150Government - Hospital District or Authority(256) 249-5000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc Sylacauga0.17 miles away314 West Spring Street Sylacauga Alabama 35150Dialysis Stations: 12 (256) 249-9660
  • Sylacauga Dialysis2.28 miles away331 James Payton Blvd Sylacauga Alabama 35150Dialysis Stations: 18 (256) 249-4994