Located in Dunn, North Carolina, Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of only two facilities in this city. Sporting an overall grade of C, this is likely a middle of the pack nursing home. You can definitely do worse than this place. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's profile is its stellar inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
While this facility's overall grade was not bad, it really excelled in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
One of this facility's higher category grades came in the area of long-term care. This wound up being its second most respectable category. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. In calculating our long-term care grades, we analyze the personal care offered to the facility's patients. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated only 56.790123 percent of its patients. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Turning to another strength for this facility, it also received an elite nursing score. In fact, we gave this nursing home a grade of D. When determining our nursing ratings, we factor in both staffing levels and the training levels of those nurses. This place offered only 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is well below average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these statistics to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our final area, this facility really did not fare very well. Due to a very poor grade of F in short-term care, this was this nursing home's weakest grade. Short-term care grades are generally employed to assess a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To offer high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. With a grade this poor for this category, we were not surprised to find that this facility was well below average in many staffing areas we focus on. In fact, it supplied far fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most facilities. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.3 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of long-term care patients who experienced a fall leading to major injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that were given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.01% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 87.89% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.87% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 24.57% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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