Mountainview Nursing Home is a large non-profit nursing home in Spartanburg, South Carolina. We gave this facility an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this facility. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its long-term care score, which you can find in the next section.
Mountainview Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home fared well in long-term care. In fact, we awarded it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.42029 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a dangerous illness for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
We also wanted to emphasize this nursing home's nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A- in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection grades. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Does this page answer your questions about Mountainview Nursing Home?
This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. There are many factors included in this grade. Many of these datapoints reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home South Carolina in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as having a system of moving a patient even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we rated was short-term care. We gave this nursing home a solid score in that area, with a grade of B-. Even though this isn't as high as several of this facility's other scores, it is still not a terrible score. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is generally a fair measure of a facility's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mountainview Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who sustained falls which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 2.85% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 88.92% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 14.02% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 20.24% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who maintained mobility. Some experts would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients physical and mental health.
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 1.69 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mountainview Nursing Home, 20.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Scores for Spartanburg, SC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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