Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home is a senior living facility located in Newberry, South Carolina. The city has a total of 20,469 people. It looks like this is a very respectable nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a favorable rating. You can certainly do much worse than this facility. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place is a quality nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection grade. Inspections is its best category grade. In this category, we awarded it an A-. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home an B+ for nursing. Nursing grades are mostly tied to a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving residents more often.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next highest area was its short-term care score, where it was given a grade of B-. With our short-term care assessment, we seek to create a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that just 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our fourth category, this nursing home was awarded a grade of B- for long-term care, which is a decent rating. Long-term care grades assess a nursing home's assistance with daily living rather than the highly skilled nursing or medical services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We discovered that this facility gave the vaccine to only 85.85526 percent of its patients, which is somewhat alarming. Nevertheless, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 9.68% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 3.49% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that have had a fall leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 3.26% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who have sustained urinary tract infections. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 14.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 19.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents that are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 2.74% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 88.77% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 14.72% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 22.47% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels.
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 1.55 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 22.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 12.88 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, 72.67% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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