Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina-Summerv
201 W 9th North Street, Summerville SC 29483 · (843) 873-2550 · 44.82% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina-Summerv is an average-sized non-profit facility in Summerville, South Carolina. Sporting an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is one of the most elite nursing homes we looked at. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best facilities in South Carolina. As you can find below, this place performed equally well in our category grades. We give this place two thumbs up!
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Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ short-term care grade. Short-term care grades are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. This nursing home excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It provided about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the typical nursing home. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it performed as well as just about any facility with 69.7 percent of its patients returning home. Most nursing homes are below 50 percent in this statistic.
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. The nursing score considers many datapoints. The most heavily weighted factor is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 6.2 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This was one of the more impressive totals we found. Furthermore, a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of offering high levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next category, this nursing home was given an excellent long-term care score. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A in this area. For residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are a key measure. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Finally, this nursing home also earned a virtually flawless inspection. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A-. With this impressive grade, this place is one of the few nursing homes in South Carolina to earn straight A's. Inspection ratings are tied to many data points located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina-Summerv 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 indicates the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better