ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg is one of four available facilities in Lynchburg, Virginia. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is favorable grade. Based on our analysis, you could do much worse than this nursing home. Keep reading to find this facility's category ratings, which are also quite good. It's hard to poke holes in this facility's profile.
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ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place is a quality nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection grade. In fact, inspections is its best category grade. In that area, we gave this facility an A-. Inspection ratings are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded an impressive short-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B. Our short-term care scores are believed to be more critical for those requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally requires more highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not just nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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In addition, this facility also received favorable nursing grades this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing score is based on quite a few subcategories, but the primary one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.3 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 often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we assessed was long-term care. This nursing home was given an above average long-term care score in our assessment, with a B. This nursing home truly doesn't have any weak categories. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 87.60331 percent of its patients, which is somewhat less than we expected. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization 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.
ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 8.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 2.25% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents that suffered from urinary tract infections. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 15.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 19.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 5.07% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts would argue this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 88.92% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 17.15% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 18.14% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 1.38 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 18.14 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 12.25 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 74.96% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Lynchburg, VA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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