Glenwood Center is one of just three nursing homes in Florence, Alabama. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is a very strong rating. Based on our analysis, this nursing home is simply as good as it gets. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 125 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of being a strong facility overall, it also received A+ inspections recently. Its inspections were virtually perfect. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively insignificant. This place was hit with 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: BApr 19: A-May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its superb resume, this nursing home also excelled in our short-term care area. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in the area. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return home from this facility. This place outperformed the vast majority of facilities in this area with 61.5 percent of its patients returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

This nursing home also was awarded a strong long-term care score. Indeed, we gave it an above average score of B in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.06832 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the elderly population. 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 0.88 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The final area we analyzed was nursing. We awarded this facility an acceptable score in that category, with a grade of B-. While this is not as high as several of its other scores, it is still not the end of the world. We analyzed the licensure of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses worked with patients, in determining our grade in this category. This nursing home averages 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also weigh quality-based measures, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed above average in this area. This is generally a reliable measure of how carefully a nursing home's nursing staff is tending to its patients. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are used.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
A-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Glenwood Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
F
15%
State
B
7.31%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This measures the percent of long-term care residents who experienced a fall which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.

Provider
B
3.42%
State
B
3.36%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to inadequate hygiene.

Provider
B-
2.52%
State
B-
3.68%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
D
23.49%
State
B-
19.04%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
D
30.69%
State
B-
24.34%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
A-
0.33%
State
A-
1.2%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B+
98.37%
State
B
93.13%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's health.

Provider
A+
6.5%
State
B+
13.13%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.

Provider
C
13.25%
State
B-
14.94%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Provider
A+
0.88
State
B
1.81
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Provider
A-
13.25
State
B+
14.94
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.

Provider
B
10.29
State
B
10.28
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.

Provider
A-
75.91%
State
B-
65.86%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

North Alabama Medical Center 2.41 mi
1701 Veterans Drive Florence Alabama 35630
(256) 768-8400
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Shoals Hospital 6.63 mi
201 West Avalon Avenue Muscle Shoals Alabama 35661
(256) 386-1601
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Helen Keller Memorial Hospital 7.03 mi
1300 South Montgomery Avenue Sheffield Alabama 35660
(256) 386-4556
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Davita Renaissance 1.61 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
1840 Darby Drive Florence Alabama 35630
(256) 764-2313
Florence Dialysis 3.2 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 18
422 East Dr. Hicks Blvd Florence Alabama 35630
(256) 764-5050
Muscle Shoals Dialysis 6.62 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
712 State Street Muscle Shoals Alabama 35661
(256) 386-7028
Sheffield Dialysis 7.21 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
1120 S Jackson Hwy Ste 107 Sheffield Alabama 35660
(256) 381-8004