Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Barnesville, Georgia. Featuring an overall score of B-, this looks like a middle of the pack nursing home. Based on our analysis, this nursing home has some redeeming qualities. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's report card is its remarkable inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
The primary reason this facility received a decent overall grade is its impeccable inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our higher grades in that category, with an A+. This is a much better score than the facility's overall grade, which was decent but not in the elite range. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's second best area was long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. In determining our long-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 92.02658 percent of its residents, which is slightly below what we anticipated. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the area of short-term care, this nursing home was given just a D in that area. Our short-term care ratings are important for residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more skilled nursing. This includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. It looks like this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the data we considered. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 5.5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
The last category we graded is nursing, which is this facility's worst area. We awarded this nursing home a D in that area. Sadly, this category hurt the facility's overall profile to some degree. Our nursing score assesses a handful of components, however, the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. With only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day, this nursing home's nurse staffing levels were quite a bit below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing scores. This nursing home fared well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 10.37% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 18.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 21.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 5.28% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 93.36% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 16.65% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 20.73% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is critical to patients health.
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 1.6 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 20.73 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 11.5 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab, 69.89% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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