Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center is a large nursing home located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. We awarded it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road grade. You could definitely do worse than this place. The best part of this place's report card is is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1225 Reservoir Street,
Harrisonburg VA 22801
94.72% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to having a decent overall rating, we also want to point out that this nursing home received favorable inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our better scores in that category, with a B+. This is a much better grade than the facility's overall score. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to create an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a positive score in short-term care. This facility earned a grade of B in this category, which happens to be one of our better scores. Our short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. We weren't able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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We also awarded this facility a favorable grade in nursing. This facility earned a grade of B in this category, which is one of our better grades. In determining a facility's nursing rating, we weigh the amount of time nurses spend with patients as well as the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we scored is long-term care, which turned out to be this facility's worst category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in this category. Sadly, this grade hurt the nursing home's overall grade to some degree. For residents seeking a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. After we finished looking at the amount of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. We were optimistic to discover that this facility vaccinates 95.63567 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the average nursing home. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.55% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 20.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.63% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 91.12% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.48% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.22% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.29 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 21.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 11.62 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, 75.54% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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