With an address in Baker, West Virginia, e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is the lone facility we identified in the area. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable score. In fact, this facility is one of the 50 best facilities in West Virginia. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection rating. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. Inspection ratings are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's above average category scores came in the area of long-term care. We gave them one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a grade of B+. Facilities that do well in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99.484535 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the senior population. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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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. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses working for the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses were with residents, in computing our rating in this area. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the last category, this facility was given a very strong short-term care score. This nursing home didn't turn out to have any identifiable weaknesses. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 4.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.41% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.85% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 23.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4.5% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 92.52% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.82% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 25.29% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.32 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 25.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11.91 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In e.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 71.34% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.