Pruitthealth - Crestwood is in Valdosta, Georgia, a city with a population of 93,704 people. It looks like this is a quality facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable score. In fact, we found this nursing home to be better than most of the nursing homes in Valdosta, which has a city grade of B. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
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Pruitthealth - Crestwood
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily something to panic about.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's quality category scores came in the category of short-term care. We awarded them one of our more positive grades in that category, with a grade of B+. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to assess a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to provide quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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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. In determining a nursing home's nursing grade, we consider the number of hours nurses are with residents as well as the levels of training of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place Georgia in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving a patient even once per day.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we graded was this nursing home's weakest category. Nevertheless, even in its worst category we still gave it an acceptable grade of B- in long-term care. Our long-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's volume of nursing care. This includes a vast spectrum of personal care services, ranging from help with activities of daily living to routine healthcare services. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 99.557526 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is higher than most nursing homes. This place also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pruitthealth - Crestwood Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 10.07% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents which developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 7.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 1.35% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that had a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 38.02% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 23.08% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 1.82% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some would argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 97.52% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 13.53% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 10.46% of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 10.46% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 0% of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Pruitthealth - Crestwood, 67.62% of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Valdosta, GA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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