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East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Apr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: A+Aug 21: A+Sep 21: A+Oct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: A+Feb 22: A+Mar 22: A+Apr 22: A+May 22: A+Jun 22: A+
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East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili's website

2000 Pepperell Parkway,
Opelika AL 36802

(334) 705-4181

66.92% estimated occupancy 1

East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili is in Opelika, Alabama. This city has a total of 39,075 people. Sporting an overall rating of A+, this nursing home is one of the best nursing homes we found. In fact, this facility has the distinction of being one of the three best nursing homes in Alabama. This facility also received strong grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Other
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Oncology Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to faring well overall, this facility also received nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it received one of our best scores in that area with an A+. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to direct your attention to the fact that this facility performed well in our short-term care rating. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. In computing these short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to formulate a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 7.6 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Turning our third area, we awarded this facility a score of A for our long-term care rating. This is a dominant rating. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. One of the criteria we considered after nurse's aid hours is vaccines. It does not appear that this facility provided vaccination data. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

In our final area, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our nursing grade. This rounded out a first-rate report card. Our nursing category analyzes quite a few subcategories, most of which are based on nursing hours. This facility provided 0.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili, 11.48 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: F

In East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili, 72.53% Percentage of Resident

This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • East Alabama Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0 miles away2000 Pepperell Parkway Opelika Alabama 36801Government - Hospital District or Authority(334) 749-3411

Nearby Dialysis

  • Opelika Dialysis Center0.58 miles away2340 Pepperell Pkwy Opelika Alabama 36801Dialysis Stations: 10 (334) 745-6883
  • Fmc Opelika0.69 miles away2609 Village Professional Dr Ste 2 Opelika Alabama 36801CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (334) 749-5085
  • Fmc Auburn6.45 miles away211 E University Dr Auburn Alabama 36832CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (334) 501-8890
  • Fmc Chambers16.92 miles away802 Hospital Street Lafayette Alabama 36862Dialysis Stations: 10 (334) 864-9914
  • Fmc Langdale19.02 miles away8 Medical Park Valley Alabama 36854CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 19 (334) 756-4192