Heritage Hall Clintwood is an average-sized nursing home in Clintwood, Virginia. It looks like this facility is a subpar nursing home. A score of this caliber suggests we found some red flags. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Clintwood. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's report card is its impressive inspection grade. You can scroll down to learn more about inspections and other category scores
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Heritage Hall Clintwood
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
While we were not very complementary of this facility's overall grade, it received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received an excellent inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with an A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being quite minor. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its next best category grade in the area of short-term care. We gave this nursing home a grade of C in this area, which is a respectable grade. Our short-term care grades are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, this place was below average in terms of its level of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the metrics we assessed. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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This facility's next best category was nursing, but even there it received a grade of just D. This is still a well below average grade. Nursing scores are largely based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these datapoints to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we looked at was long-term care. It received an abysmal F for this area, which is a very poor grade. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care ratings. After considering the amount of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. We were pleased to discover that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than most nursing homes. Sadly, a few of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Hall Clintwood Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 15.47% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 3.35% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely caused by poor nursing care. More supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 5.54% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 4.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 27.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients which are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 0% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 100% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 12.98% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 10.68% of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 10.68% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 30.99% of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Hall Clintwood, 61.77% of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.