Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab is the only facility we were able to find in Orange, Virginia. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is a very strong rating. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 25 percent of all facilities in the nation. This facility's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Hospice
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received a very impressive short-term care grade. This actually ended up being this nursing home's second most impressive category grade. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A-. In computing our short-term care scores, we size up a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This rating is typically a fair assessment of a facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded an impressive long-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the average nursing home. 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 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the final category we analyzed, this facility was given a very favorable grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility topped off a first-rate report card. We weighed the licensure of nurses at the facility, in addition to the number of hours those nurses were with patients, in calculating our score in this category. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 2.59% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 13.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 20.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 3.59% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 91.36% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 16.53% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 23.38% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 1.23 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 23.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dogwood Village of Orange County Health and Rehab, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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