Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center is in Boone, North Carolina, a city with a total of 33,059 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B. A grade in this range requires solid marks in most areas. At the end of the day, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
211 Milton Brown Heirs Road,
Boone NC 28607
47.98% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this facility especially excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Not many nursing homes fared better in that category. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility an B+. Our nursing rating considers many datapoints. The most heavily weighted variable is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's next most favorable category is its short-term care grade, where it was awarded a grade of B-. In the category of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we scored was long-term care. This nursing home was given a grade of C for this area. In a long-term care setting, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. After considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 10.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 3.86% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 3.21% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 11.74% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 22.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 3.01% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. High rates of depression could reveal lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 87.89% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 18.87% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Some experts believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 24.57% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 24.57 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 11.81 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 Glenbridge Health and Rehabiltation Center, 72.58% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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