Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health is a senior living facility in Romney, West Virginia, which has 6,464 people. This facility was given an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable grade. In addition, this is a hospital-based facility, which may add peace of mind for prospective patients with significant health conditions. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall performance, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility fared well in the category of long-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a grade of A- for that area, which turns out to be one of our most impressive scores. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. In computing our nursing scores, we weigh both staffing levels and the training levels of those nurses. This facility provided 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 typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final category, this facility was awarded a decent short-term care score. Although this wasn't as strong as several of its other grades, this is truly not a terrible score. In crafting these short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 9.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered from pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 4.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 3.73% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 16.43% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 23.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 4.48% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents showing symptoms of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 92.53% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 16.2% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 23.25% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hampshire Memorial Hospital Transitional Care at Valley Health, 23.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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