With an address in Fairmont, West Virginia, John Manchin Sr Health Care Center is one of a mere three facilities in this area. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility, which is one of the highest grades we offer. In fact, we were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it as the number one nursing home in Fairmont. Headlining this facility's exemplary profile is its long-term care rating, which is addressed in the next section.
John Manchin Sr Health Care Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
401 Guffey Street,
Fairmont WV 26554
66.58% estimated occupancy 1
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Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in long-term care. We awarded them an A+ in this category. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. In addition to providing elite levels of nurse staffing, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.21429 percent of its patients. This statistic is also significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.66 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had fewer hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+. The nursing category assesses quite a few subcategories, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This particular facility provided 4.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This was one of the more impressive totals we found. In addition, a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. With under five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it fared as well as any place West Virginia in this category.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we analyzed is short-term care. Contributing to its strong resume, this facility also performed well in that category. In fact, it received a grade of of A- for the area. Our short-term care grades are believed to be more important for residents needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The last metric we assessed in this area is the number of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home rather than remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Finally, we looked at the area of inspections. This facility received a very impressive grade in this category. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a B+. Our inspection scores are tied to data points found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
John Manchin Sr Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 8.87% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 4.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 3.49% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 16.78% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 24.18% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 3.48% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 93.84% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 16.89% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 25.82% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In John Manchin Sr Health Care Center, 25.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
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