ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg is one of eight 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. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.
ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall grade, this nursing home performed even better in the area of inspections which is based on the nursing home's recent inspections. In fact, we gave it an A- for that area, which is one of our best scores. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent risk to resident safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. We awarded it an B+ for that category. Nursing ratings are mostly associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this facility also received a grade of B for its short-term care rating. This is an above average score in this area. Our short-term care ratings are likely most critical for patients needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means not just nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is long-term care. In this category, we gave this facility a B-. Long-term care grades are pivotal for patients seeking personal care. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. We were concerned by the fact that this facility vaccinated a relatively low 85.833336 percent of its patients for pneumonia. On a more positive note, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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, 8.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 3.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who have suffered a fall leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 2.55% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In ProMedica Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation - Lynchburg, 13.56% 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, 20.28% 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, 3.63% 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, 91.12% 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, 16.48% 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, 21.22% 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, 1.29 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, 21.22 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, 11.62 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, 75.54% 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
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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