Givens Estates Health Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Asheville, North Carolina. We gave this facility world class overall grade of A. As a result, it is ranked among the better nursing homes in Asheville. This is an impressive achievement given that the city offers plenty of very solid nursing homes. You flat out can not do any better than this place. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category ratings, which are also strong. It is hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
Givens Estates Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
600 Barrett Lane,
Asheville NC 28803
81% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in North Carolina Awards 2019
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is it earned a very impressive grade in inspections. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In this category, we awarded this nursing home an A. Perhaps the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this facility had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Nursing ratings are mostly based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 nursing home North Carolina in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of turning patients more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our third area, we gave this nursing home a score of A for its short-term care grade. This is a first-rate rating. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we scored proved to be this nursing home's worst area. However, even its worst category would be a highlight for many facilities. In fact, we gave it an above average grade of B for long-term care. When facilities receive a score in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 97.452225 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Givens Estates Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Givens Estates Health Center, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Givens Estates Health Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Givens Estates Health Center, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. More frequent bathing minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Givens Estates Health Center, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Givens Estates Health Center, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Givens Estates Health Center, 3.01% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Givens Estates Health Center, 87.89% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Givens Estates Health Center, 18.87% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Givens Estates Health Center, 24.57% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Givens Estates Health Center, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Givens Estates Health Center, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Givens Estates Health Center, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Givens Estates Health Center, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Asheville, NC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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