Jackie Withrow Hospital is a nursing home in Beckley, West Virginia. This city has a population of 33,590 people. This turns out to be a middle of the road facility, with an overall grade of B-. As far as we can see, this facility would be a good fit for quite a few people. More information on this nursing home's category grades is available below. Its best category is long-term care, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Jackie Withrow Hospital
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
105 South Eisenhower Drive,
Beckley WV 25801
27.53% estimated occupancy 1
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
This facility excelled in our long-term care category, with an A in this area. This really propped up its overall grade quite a bit. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 99.579834 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Inspections is another area where this nursing home excelled. We awarded this nursing home an A for our inspections rating. This score is far more impressive than the facility's overall grade. Inspection grades are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspections. Facilities that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Turning to another strength for this facility, it also earned an elite nursing rating. We gave this facility an impressive grade of D. The nursing score assesses quite a few factors, many of which are associated with nursing hours. This facility offered just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing scores. This facility fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is short-term care, which ended up being this nursing home's worst category. Unfortunately, we gave it an abysmal F in this area, which is clearly a major disappointment. Our short-term care scores are considered to be most important for folks requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not only nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. We found that this place was below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the measures we considered. The last statistic we considered in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 0 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Jackie Withrow Hospital Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 9.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 4.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 3.73% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 16.43% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 23.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 4.48% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 92.53% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 16.2% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 23.25% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Jackie Withrow Hospital, 23.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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