Glenaire is a small non-profit nursing home located in Cary, North Carolina. This proved to be an A+ facility, which is our most impressive rating. Not surprisingly, this turned out to be the number one rated nursing home in the city. As you can find below, this place performed equally well in our category grades. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well overall, this facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our highest scores in that area with an A+. Inspection scores are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This top notch nursing home also performed well in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A+. Very few nursing homes performed better in this area. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 92.0354 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which happens to be slightly lower than we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our third category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care rating. This is a very strong score. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This rating is more often than not a fair measure of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that 7.1 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Switching gears to the next category, this facility also performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we gave it an A for this category. This wrapped up a straight A report card. There are numerous criteria within this grade. Most of the subcategories are tied to nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.6 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 the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving a patient more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glenaire Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glenaire, 10.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glenaire, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glenaire, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients who sustained UTI's. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glenaire, 11.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glenaire, 22.36% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glenaire, 2.92% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who are showing symptoms of depression. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glenaire, 88.16% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glenaire, 19.43% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glenaire, 26.81% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Glenaire, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glenaire, 26.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glenaire, 11.94 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glenaire, 72.2% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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