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Good Shepherd Nursing Home

Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn

Historical Rating
Grade: B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: AOct 20: A-Jan 21: B+Feb 21: B+Mar 21: B+Apr 21: A-May 21: A-Jun 21: A-Jul 21: B+Aug 21: B+Sep 21: B+Oct 21: B+Nov 21: B+Jan 22: BFeb 22: BMar 22: BApr 22: BMay 22: B
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159 Edgington Lane,
Wheeling WV 26003

(304) 242-1093

90% estimated occupancy 1

Good Shepherd Nursing Home is located in Wheeling, West Virginia, a city with a population of 43,002 people. It looks like this is a very respectable nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a very solid grade. This nursing home definitely has plenty going for it. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, this nursing home especially excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in that category. Inspection scores are based on many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Unfortunately, it does not appear that we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In addition, this nursing home also received favorable long-term care grades this year. Indeed, we awarded it one of our higher scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.66777 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.72 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

This nursing home's third highest area turned out to be its short-term care score, where it was awarded a B-. In forming our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. This nursing home provides a decent amount of services from physical therapists and registered nurses based on our assessment. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from this nursing home. This place performed respectably in this metric with 47 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: C

Moving on to our next area, this nursing home was awarded a decent nursing score of C. The nursing rating consists of a handful of data points, many of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also factored a few quality-based metrics into our nursing grades. This nursing home was relatively weak in two of the metrics we look at, with subpar scores for minimizing its patients' pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable measures of the quality of nursing care offered.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Good Shepherd Nursing Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 4.46% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure gauges the percent of long-term stay residents which have suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 16.78% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-plus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 24.18% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 3.48% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 93.84% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 16.89% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 25.82% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 25.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 12.15 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks 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

Grade: B-plus

In Good Shepherd Nursing Home, 72.36% Percentage of Resident

This metric measures the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Wheeling HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.39 miles away1 Medical Park Wheeling West Virginia 26003Voluntary non-profit - Church(304) 243-3000
  • East Ohio Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.64 miles away90 North Fourth Street Martins Ferry Ohio 43935Voluntary non-profit - Other(740) 633-4205
  • Ohio Valley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.73 miles away2000 Eoff Street Wheeling West Virginia 26003Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 234-0123
  • Reynolds Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.15 miles away800 Wheeling Ave Glen Dale West Virginia 26038Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 843-3230
  • Harrison Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.95 miles away951 East Market Street Cadiz Ohio 43907Voluntary non-profit - Private(740) 942-4631

Nearby Dialysis

  • Wheeling Dialysis Center1.47 miles away500 Medical Park Ste 100 Wheeling West Virginia 26003CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (304) 242-9135
  • Belmont Dialysis at Crestview15.37 miles away68639 Bannock Road Saint Clairsville Ohio 43950CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 11 (740) 699-0220
  • Davita Steubenville Home Training Center19.55 miles away1799 Sinclair Avenue Suite 2 Steubenville Ohio 43952Dialysis Stations: 6 (740) 346-2740
  • Davita - Steubenville Dialysis19.58 miles away1799 Sinclair Avenue Suite 1 Steubenville Ohio 43953CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (740) 346-2840

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