Greensboro Nursing Home is a small non-profit nursing home located in Greensboro, Vermont. This facility is ranked among the most elite facilities we found. This facility was given one of the most impressive scores that we offer. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 10 nursing homes in Vermont. Headlining this facility's exemplary profile is its inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Greensboro Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 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
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection grades are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities 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.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Nursing scores are primarily based on the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding 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 nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Not many nursing homes received a better grade in this category. In calculating our short-term care grades, we size up a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This score is typically a reliable measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this facility also excelled in the long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a B+ for this area. This rounded out a very strong report card. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. After we finished looking at the amount of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 85.39326 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Greensboro Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 6.38% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 4.55% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 2.8% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better nursing care minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 14.83% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 15.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 11.28% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 96.47% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 17.28% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 24.97% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 0.88 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Greensboro Nursing Home, 24.97 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, 14.85 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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