Landmark Transitional Recovery Unit
800 East 68th Street, Savannah GA 31405 · (912) 298-1130 · 52.8% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jul 1, 2019 · By Sara Levinsohn
Landmark Transitional Recovery Unit is a very-small facility located in Savannah, Georgia. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A grade of this caliber requires some solid marks. Even in a city with 11 other nursing homes, this one ought to be a perfectly acceptable selection. The best part of this facility's profile is its exemplary inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 25 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
The main reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it earned an excellent inspection score. Its inspection score was far superior to its overall score. In the inspections category, we gave it an A+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One of those factors is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some can be relatively insignificant. We were not able to locate information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also performed favorably in the area of long-term care, with top-shelf score of A- in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. It goes without saying that we were happy with what we found here in this area.
Moving on to another strength for this facility, it also earned an elite nursing grade. In fact, we gave this facility an impressive grade of D. There are numerous factors included in this area. Most of the datapoints relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. Quantity of nursing care does not appear to be the problem here. Based on the data, it looks like this nursing home provides an above average 4.2 hours per resident each day. This is more nursing care than most nursing homes offer. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing scores. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our last area, this facility did not fare well. With a rock bottom grade of F in short-term care, this was its worst area. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. The last metric we looked at in this area is the number of patients who ultimately returned home from the facility. This facility struggled quite a bit in this area, with just 37.3 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, this was well below the national average.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Landmark Transitional Recovery Unit Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better