Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center is a very-large non-profit nursing home in Martinsville, Virginia. We gave this facility an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the country. As far as we can see, this nursing home ought to be a no brainer for most people. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
300 Blue Ridge Street,
Martinsville VA 24112
53.33% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a strong overall score, we gave this nursing home an A+ for inspections. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It doesn't look like we were able to find deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its dominant resume, this facility also excelled in our long-term care area. In fact, it received a score of A- for the area. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are kept in good health. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.477356 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. This facility was also able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 1.34 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. There are several datapoints included in this category. Many of these factors reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is short-term care. This nursing home was given a favorable nursing score this year, with a B. Even though this is not quite as elite as several of its other scores, this is still one of our stronger grades in this category. Short-term care grades are often used to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. The final item we considered in this area is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 8.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 3.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents that experienced a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 2.65% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients who have had urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 13.5% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 21.24% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 4.13% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 91.75% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 16.97% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Many believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 23.72% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 1.22 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 23.72 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 11.68 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mulberry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, 75.36% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.