Heritage Hall Dillwyn is in Dillwyn, Virginia. The city has a population of 8,212 people. With an overall grade of B, this nursing home is a fine option. You could definitely do much worse than this facility. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category is long-term care, which is addressed in the next section.
Heritage Hall Dillwyn
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
One of the reasons this proved to be a strong facility is that it earned a very impressive long-term care score. This ended up being its best category. In that area, we awarded this facility an impressive grade of A. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In addition, this nursing home excelled in inspections, where it earned an A. Inspection grades are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Places that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a middle of the pack score in the area of short-term care, with a grade of B-. In computing our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This area is frequently a reliable assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that just 5.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
The final area we analyzed was nursing. This facility received a C in the area. Our nursing rating focuses on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses and the amount of time spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This figure is significantly below the national average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Hall Dillwyn Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 8.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 3.64% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents who had a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 2.55% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 13.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 20.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 3.63% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many believe that this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 91.12% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 16.48% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 21.22% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 1.29 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 21.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 11.62 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Hall Dillwyn, 75.54% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of rehabilitation performance.
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