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 a very respectable score. Based on our ratings, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
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E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
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
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in West Virginia Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the facility's recent inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for this area, which is one of our highest scores. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively insignificant. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home truly excelled in the area of long-term care, where it received a score of A-. Few nursing homes performed more favorably in this area. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. Once we assessed the quantity of nursing care, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 98.40425 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a life or death illness for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third most favorable area ended up being its short-term care grade, where it was awarded a B-. In computing our short-term care scores, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is often a solid assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Our next category is nursing, where we gave this facility a C in this area. The nursing grade is based on many components, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily, which is a very low figure. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this place performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually a reliable indicator that a place has quality controls in place.
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, 11.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 6.91% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are often linked to poor nursing care. More supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.68% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients that experienced a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 17.32% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to residents for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 26.2% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.82% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 99.2% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.77% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 22.37% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels.
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 0.02 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 22.37% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 7.11% of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 82.94% of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.