Powder Springs Transitional Care and Rehab is a very-large nursing home located in Powder Springs, Georgia. This nursing home received an overall grade of D in our grading scheme. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Powder Springs. If you aren't deterred by this place's report card, feel free to continue reading to find out about its category scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 208 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Partnership

Resident Council:

Family Council:

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Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

While we were fairly low on this facility overall, we awarded it a grade of A- for our inspections rating. This score is far more impressive than the nursing home's overall grade. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. A couple minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: FApr 19: DMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

The next highest category we awarded this nursing home in any category came in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a B-. Short-term care grades are meaningful for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. In fact, we found that it outperformed the majority of facilities in the country in this area with 51.8 percent of its patients returning home. This is a higher rate than most facilities.

Long-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: D
Historical

This facility's second worse category was long-term care, where it received just a D in that area. This is a well below average score. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care likely don't provide the kind of consistent 24/7 care that some other facilities provide. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. We were concerned by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 89.90683 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Unfortunately, this nursing home's hospitalization rate was also disappointing. We found that this place had 2.3 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an alarming rate.

Nurse Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The last area we scored is nursing. This nursing home was given an abysmal grade of F in that area. The nursing grade weighs a number of factors. The most important variable is the amount of time nurses spend with residents. This place provided just 3.2 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This statistic is far below the national average. To go along with its low totals in the area of nursing hours per resident, this place also didn't fare as well in the quality-based measures we looked at in determining our nursing scores. We looked at the percentage of patients sustaining pressure ulcers and major falls. This place had more falls and pressure ulcers than the average facility.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Powder Springs Transitional Care and Rehab Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents which developed pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
B-
8.59%
State
B-
9.51%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury.

Provider
C
5.12%
State
B
3.07%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
B+
1.59%
State
B-
3.4%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
C
19.9%
State
B-
17.91%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
A-
14.49%
State
B
21.93%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
4.55%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
C
93.19%
State
B
93.61%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B+
13.08%
State
B
16.25%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
B-
15.34%
State
B
18.41%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Provider
B-
2.3
State
B
1.79
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
15.34
State
B
18.41
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
D
14.07
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.

Provider
B
68.22%
State
B-
64.62%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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(770) 732-4000
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Nearby Dialysis

Davita Macland Dialysis 0.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
4110 Austell Powder Springs Rd ste100 Powder Springs Georgia 30127
(770) 439-8775
Colonial Springs Dialysis 1.96 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
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(770) 222-2236
Cobb Dialysis 3 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 25
3865 Medical Park Drive Austell Georgia 30106
(770) 941-3898
Bio-Medical Applications of Georgia, Inc. 3.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
3602 Marathon Circle Austell Georgia 30106
(770) 222-0253
Fmc Dialysis Services South Cobb 3.44 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
1886 Stallion Parkway Austell Georgia 30106
(770) 944-3237
Fresenius Kidney Care Mableton 4.58 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
1380 Veterans Memorial Hwy Sw Mableton Georgia 30126
(770) 485-1773
Sweetwater Dialysis 5.41 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 17
7117 S Sweetwater Road Lithia Springs Georgia 30122
(678) 945-3600
Reliant Renal Care Georgia, LLC 6.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
1720 Powder Springs Rd Marietta Georgia 30064
(678) 402-6048