Ghs Laurens County Memorial Subacute Unit
22725 Highway 76 East, Clinton SC 29325 · (864) 833-9100 · 9.99% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jul 1, 2019 · By Nick Reese
Ghs Laurens County Memorial Subacute Unit is one of only two available facilities in Clinton, South Carolina. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on our assessment, this place is simply as good as it gets. Keep reading to find this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good. It would be hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
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For profit - Corporation
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also received an A+ inspection grade. This is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can offer a facility. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to direct your attention to the fact that this facility was superb in our short-term care category. We awarded them an exemplary grade of A+ in this category. Our short-term care grades are vital for patients seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This proved to be a real strength for this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities in this area with 70.7 percent of its residents returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
The third area we looked at is long-term care. Contributing to its high-end profile, this facility also performed well in this category. In fact, we awarded it a of A- for the area. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. It doesn't appear that this facility provided information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the last category we rated, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this score, the facility wrapped up a very strong report card. Our nursing grade is largely based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving a resident at least once a day.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ghs Laurens County Memorial Subacute Unit Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
Measures the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better