Greensboro Nursing Home is a small non-profit nursing home located in Greensboro, Vermont. This facility appears to be ranked among the higher-rated facilities we looked at. A grade of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. In fact, this nursing home ended up being one of the top 25 nursing homes in Vermont. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Greensboro Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a favorable overall grade, we awarded this place an A+ for inspections. Inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing grades are primarily tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of long-term care, where it received a score of B+. It outperformed most facilities in this category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 82.608696 percent of its residents. This is a bit lower than we expected. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed was short-term care. In this category, we awarded this nursing home an above average grade of B. Short-term care grades are meaningful for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Greensboro Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 6.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 4.61% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 2.86% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care patients that experienced a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 15.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 15.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 12.18% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many argue this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 95.68% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 18.04% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 23.81% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 1.05 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 23.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 13.96 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
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