Pruitthealth - Rome is in Rome, Georgia. The city has a population of 75,049 people. This is a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
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Pruitthealth - Rome
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this place also earned first-rate inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in this area, with a grade of A+. Our inspection scores are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was awarded impressive grades in the category of long-term care as well. In fact, we awarded it one of our most favorable scores in that category with a score of A-. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 97.14286 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at is short-term care, where this nursing home received a B- in this area. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is often a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
The last area we assessed was nursing, which is this facility's weakest category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in this area. Naturally, this category hurt the nursing home's overall profile to a certain degree. Our nursing rating is based on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. With just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, this nursing home's nurse staffing levels were significantly below average. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing scores. This place fared well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Pruitthealth - Rome Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 10.15% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of facilities with worst hygiene practices. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 18.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 20.07% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 4.8% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 94.56% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 16.73% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 17.19% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Some argue that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 1.66 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 17.19 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 11.58 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Pruitthealth - Rome, 68.99% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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