Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation is one of four nursing homes located in stateboro, Georgia. Sporting an overall grade of B, this nursing home is a great choice. This actually proved to be the highest rated facility in stateboro. We were also pleased to find that this facility didn't have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about these categories is available below.
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Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this place also received first-rate inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with an A. Inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
Building on its impressive profile, this facility also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it an B for that category. Our nursing score is primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 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 facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it was given a score of B. It outperformed most facilities in this area. Our short-term care grades are important for patients needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates additional skilled nursing services. This means a broad spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is long-term care. We gave it a B- in that category. This is a perfectly acceptable grade in this category. Long-term care scores are essential for individuals seeking personal care. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 96.097565 percent of its residents, which is more than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations 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.
Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 8.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients who suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 2.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 5.97% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 22.75% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many conditions, such as dementia. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 26.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 0% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 98.05% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 18.23% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 27.71% of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 27.71% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation, 67.8% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for stateboro, GA
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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