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PruittHealth - Pickens

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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PruittHealth - Pickens's website

163 Love & Care Road,
Six Mile SC 29682

(864) 868-2307

83.86% estimated occupancy 1

PruittHealth - Pickens is a senior living facility located in Six Mile, South Carolina. The city has a population of 3,818 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the most elite nursing homes we found. A grade of this caliber requires excellent marks across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all facilities nationally. This nursing home also received consistently good grades in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of earning a quality overall grade, this facility also received excellent inspections recently. We gave it one of our highest scores in that category, with a grade of A. Our inspection ratings are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home received a dominant grade of A in our short-term care area. Short-term care grades are typically used to measure a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we assessed in this category is the number of patients who returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility also received a first-rate long-term care score. In fact, this is this nursing home's third strongest category grade. In that area, this facility received a grade of A-. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it has plenty of staff and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 99.28571 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly is often a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the last category, this nursing home also was awarded a very strong nursing rating, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very strong report card. Our nursing rating considers a host of data points. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

PruittHealth - Pickens Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are often associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 2.85% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 88.92% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 14.02% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 20.24% Percentage of Residents

This is the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 1.69 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 20.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: C

In PruittHealth - Pickens, 12.31 Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Prisma Health Greer Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.62 miles away830 South Buncombe Road Greer South Carolina 29650Voluntary non-profit - Private(864) 848-8200
  • Prisma Health Greenville Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.8 miles away905 Verdae Blvd Suite 102 Greenville South Carolina 29605Voluntary non-profit - Private(864) 455-7000
  • Prisma Health Baptist Easley HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.31 miles away200 Fleetwood Drive Easley South Carolina 29640Voluntary non-profit - Private(864) 442-7606
  • Pelham Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 14.42 miles away250 Westmoreland Road Greer South Carolina 29651Government - Hospital District or Authority(864) 560-6554
  • Cannon Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 16.59 miles away123 W G Acker Drive Pickens South Carolina 29671Voluntary non-profit - Private(864) 878-4791

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dsi Travelers Rest Dialysis0.39 miles away36 S Main St Travelers Rest South Carolina 29690Dialysis Stations: 13 (864) 660-2050
  • Rcg Greenville Dialysis Center7.74 miles away297 Pete Hollis Blvd. Greenville South Carolina 29601CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (864) 232-9456
  • Greenville Dialysis Clinic, LLC9.28 miles away220-a Howe Street Greenville South Carolina 29601Dialysis Stations: 20 (864) 271-2002
  • Upstate Dialysis Center9.89 miles away308 Mills Ave Greenville South Carolina 29605CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 52 (864) 271-3700
  • Greer South Dialysis10.26 miles away3254 Brushy Creek Road Greer South Carolina 29650CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (864) 801-2065
  • Greer Kidney Center Inc10.48 miles away14152 East Wade Hampton Blvd Greer South Carolina 29651Dialysis Stations: 28 (864) 877-4432
  • Dsi Greenville Renal Center10.9 miles away1004 Grove Road Greenville South Carolina 29605CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 37 (864) 242-0802
  • Dsi Greenville, LLC11.49 miles away121 Commerce Blvd Easley South Carolina 29642Dialysis Stations: 4 (864) 859-7902