Located in Amherst, Virginia, Fairmont Crossing is the lone nursing home we were able to find in this area. Featuring an overall rating of B, this looks like a good facility. At the end of the day, this facility looks like a good fit for quite a few people. Fortunately, this facility did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall grade, this facility performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the facility's recent government inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that area, which is one of our highest scores. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It does not look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a grade of A- for our long-term care grade. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 88.60399 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat below what we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed was short-term care. This facility was given a very positive short-term care score, with a grade of B in this category. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation In order to have quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. We were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The last category we graded was nursing. This facility was given a C for this area. There are a variety of criteria within this category. Many of these criteria are tied to nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a low total compared to most other nursing homes. Lastly, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a good indicator that a facility has sufficient quality controls in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fairmont Crossing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fairmont Crossing, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fairmont Crossing, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fairmont Crossing, 2.59% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that have sustained urinary tract infections. While more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fairmont Crossing, 13.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fairmont Crossing, 20.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fairmont Crossing, 3.59% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression may be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fairmont Crossing, 91.36% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fairmont Crossing, 16.53% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fairmont Crossing, 23.38% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Fairmont Crossing, 1.23 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fairmont Crossing, 23.38 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fairmont Crossing, 11.33 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fairmont Crossing, 75.1% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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