Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab is a large government-owned nursing home in Orange, Virginia. This turns out to be a grade A facility, which is a very elite rating. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top ten percentile of all nursing homes in the country. Headlining this facility's exemplary profile is its long-term care grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.
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Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 98.86105 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In addition, this nursing home also received a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that area with a score of A. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. The nursing category weighs a handful of factors, most of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this facility also performed well in our short-term care category. We awarded it a grade of A for that area. This finalized truly elite profile. Short-term care grades are typically employed to score a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 8.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Closer supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 2.25% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric can be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 15.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 19.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that are given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 5.07% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 88.92% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 17.15% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 18.14% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 1.38 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 18.14 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 12.25 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 74.96% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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