Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina- Clinto
801 Musgrove Street, Clinton SC 29325 · (864) 833-5190 · 60% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina- Clinto is in Clinton, South Carolina. The city has 15,222 people. This facility made our top 500 list of the top nursing homes in the United States. With more than 15,000 nursing homes in the country, this is an impressive subset of nursing homes. Based on all of the relevant data, you can not go wrong with this nursing home. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its short-term care grade, which is addressed in the next section.
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Non profit - Church related
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ short-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. In calculating our short-term care grades, we size up a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is considered to be a solid measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. This facility excelled in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average nursing home. This is generally an excellent sign. Finally, we looked at the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it fared as well as just about any facility with 77.5 percent of its patients returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this metric.
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. There are quite a few subcategories included in this category. Many of these subcategories relate to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provided 6.5 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the more impressive figures we found. Furthermore, a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. On top of providing high levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in South Carolina in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these areas as predictive measures of the quality of nursing care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a of A+ for its long-term care grade. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure residents are kept in good health. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility provided data regarding vaccinations. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
This facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. It earned one of our highest scores in that category with a score of A+. This wrapped up an outstanding report card of straight A+'s. Inspection ratings are tied to many data points located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina- Clinto Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better