Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, a city with a total of 87,558 people. This nursing home received a concerning overall grade of D in our grading scheme. If you are not happy with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in Morgantown. The city has just three other nursing homes. While this nursing home received suboptimal grades this year, we did want to let you know that there was a recent ownership change. We will keep an eye on their inspections and quality scores to see whether their performance warrants better scores in the future.
Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
Although we were not high on this nursing home's overall grade, it actually received an impressive long-term care score this year. We gave it a grade of B+ in this category. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 97.008545 percent of its patients, which is higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Surprisingly, this facility actually earned a good grade in inspections as well. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B for that category, which is one of our better grades. Not many facilities that were this poor overall received multiple category grades of this caliber. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.
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We were surprised to find that this nursing home also excelled in the category of nursing. We gave it an D for that category, which is one of our highest grades. Our nursing score is largely based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This place averaged just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is well below average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing grades. This place performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these statistics to be measures of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we analyzed was short-term care. This facility was given a poor grade of F in this category. In computing our short-term care ratings, we size up the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This score is generally a solid measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Considering its grade in this category, we weren't stunned to find that this facility was well below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the figures we looked at. Frankly, this was what we expected here. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.1 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 4.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.73% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.43% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that are prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 4.48% of Patients
This is the percent of patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 92.53% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.2% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.25% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.47 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 23.25 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.15 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, 70.85% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Morgantown, WV
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Morgantown, West Virginia has 3 other nursing homes
- Monongalia County General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.82 miles away1200 Jd Anderson Drive Morgantown West Virginia 26505Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 598-1200
- Fairmont Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.78 miles away1325 Locust Avenue Fairmont West Virginia 26554Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 367-7100
- Washington Health System GreeneAcute Care Hospitals 19.74 miles away350 Bonar Avenue Waynesburg Pennsylvania 15370Voluntary non-profit - Private(724) 627-2602
- West Virginia University Hospitals Inc2.44 miles awayRenal Dialysis Center Medical Center Dr Box 8043 Morgantown West Virginia 26508Dialysis Stations: 10 (304) 598-4108
- Bma - Morgantown4.08 miles away5000 Greenbag Road Morgantown West Virginia 26501Dialysis Stations: 17 (304) 284-8738
- Fresenius Kidney Care - Greene County16.15 miles away11 Industrial Park Road Carmichaels Pennsylvania 15320Dialysis Stations: 12 (724) 966-9292
- Fmc - Fairmont16.68 miles away2231 Landing Lane Fairmont West Virginia 26554CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 21 (304) 363-3644
- Fmc - Bruceton Mills16.96 miles away856 Casteel Road Bruceton Mills West Virginia 26525Dialysis Stations: 16 (304) 379-2770
- Davita - Waynesburg Dialysis19.59 miles away248 Elm Drive Waynesburg Pennsylvania 15370Dialysis Stations: 13 (724) 627-3997