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.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- 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
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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 64.640884 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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Turning to the category of nursing care, this facility didn't perform quite as well in this area as some of the categories discussed above. Nevertheless, a grade of C in this category is by no means a bad score. Our nursing score is largely tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is a low total compared to most other nursing homes. Lastly, our nursing scores also consider quality-based metrics, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a reliable indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls could be avoided if a facility supplies enough nurses to assist its patients.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we rated is short-term care. This nursing home received a C for the category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This area is frequently a fair assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fairmont Crossing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fairmont Crossing, 5.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents who developed pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fairmont Crossing, 1.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fairmont Crossing, 0.88% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have experienced UTI's. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fairmont Crossing, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for many conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fairmont Crossing, 7.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fairmont Crossing, 0.57% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are showing signs of depression. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fairmont Crossing, 79.6% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fairmont Crossing, 15.76% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fairmont Crossing, 16.99% of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Fairmont Crossing, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fairmont Crossing, 16.99% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fairmont Crossing, 11.37% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fairmont Crossing, 77.76% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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