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Gracemore Nursing and Rehab

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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2708 Lee Street,
Brunswick GA 31520

(912) 265-6771

64.66% estimated occupancy 1

Gracemore Nursing and Rehab is a senior living facility located in Brunswick, Georgia. This city has a population of 63,812 people. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this facility is ranked among the higher-rated nursing homes we assessed. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the country. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of being a great facility overall, it also received A+ government inspections in recent years. Its inspections were nearly perfect. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically have few of these severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to create an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also received a high-end short-term care score. Indeed, this turned out to be this facility's second strongest category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to judge a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide highly graded rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to have better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. This turned out to be more of a strength for this facility. This place fared as well as just about any facility in Georgia with 66.2 percent of its patients returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home received a strong long-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that area with a score of B. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 99.206345 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. The last statistic we looked at is its hospitalization rate. While it had 2.61 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was middle of the road since it had some more complex patients.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

Switching gears to the fourth area, this facility was awarded a very strong nursing score. While this wasn't quite as dominant as several of its other category grades, this remains one of our more favorable scores we offer. Our nursing score assesses many subcategories, but the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is better than what is offered by most facilities. Finally, we also looked at nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these metrics as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Gracemore Nursing and Rehab Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 10.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients that suffered a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 18.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 5.36% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A-minus

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 93.3% of Patients

This 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 vaccines critical to patient health.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 17.29% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A-minus

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 23.16% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.

Hospitalizations

Grade: C

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: C

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 23.16 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 11.64 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Gracemore Nursing and Rehab, 69.86% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Southeast Georgia Health System- Brunswick CampusAcute Care Hospitals 0.61 miles away2415 Parkwood Drive Brunswick Georgia 31520Government - Hospital District or Authority(912) 466-7000

Nearby Dialysis

  • South Brunswick Dialysis0.99 miles away2930 Springdale Road Brunswick Georgia 31520Dialysis Stations: 16 (912) 267-1507
  • Brunswick Dialysis3.39 miles away53 Scranton Connector Brunswick Georgia 31525CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (912) 264-8657
  • Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis of Golden Isles4.7 miles away475 Gateway Center Blvd Brunswick Georgia 31525CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (912) 265-0533
  • Darien Dialysis18.3 miles away5873 Hwy 17 North Darien Georgia 31305Dialysis Stations: 9 (912) 437-1211

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