Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center is in Dalton, Georgia, a city with 80,496 people. It looks like this nursing home is among the most impressive facilities we assessed. In fact, it was given the very best score. This facility proved to be one of the better facilities in Dalton, which has a strong selection of facilities. As you can find below, this facility performed equally well in our category ratings. In fact, we gave it straight A's!
Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
1115 Professional Blvd,
Dalton GA 30720
55.08% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving an elite overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ inspection score. This grade is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat 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
To complement its strong achievements in other areas, we gave this nursing home a score of A for its long-term care score. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are kept in good health. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 96.7509 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. The last statistic we looked at was the facility's hospitalization rate. Here we found that this nursing home had 2.5 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing score features several datapoints. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed certain nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these areas as reliable indicators of the caliber of nursing care offered, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Short-term Care Quality
The fourth category we rated is short-term care, where this facility was awarded an A. This topped off an elite profile. Not many nursing homes received an A- or better in all four categories. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a wide spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in Georgia in this area with 62.7 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 10.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 18.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 5.36% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 93.3% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 23.16% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 23.16 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 11.64 Percentage of Patients
This is 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 Quinton Mem Hc & Rehab Center, 69.86% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Dalton, GA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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