River Landing at Sandy Ridge is a small non-profit nursing home located in Colfax, North Carolina. This facility is ranked among the best nursing homes we found. A grade of this caliber requires superb marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. We also gave this facility strong ratings in all four of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 60 Beds

CCRC :

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A-Feb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

To add to its first-rate assessments in other areas, we awarded this facility a grade of A for its short-term care score. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of physical therapy per week to its residents. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that it fared better than most nursing homes in this area with 54.4 percent of its residents returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Additionally, this nursing home also received favorable long-term care grades this year. Indeed, we awarded them one of our stronger scores in that area, with a score of B+. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After considering the significant amount of nursing care provided by this facility, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 98.445595 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. This combination proved to be effective as this facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.31 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Switching gears to the fourth area, this facility also performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we gave it a B+ in that category. This finalized a very strong report card. Our nursing score is primarily associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility offers an impressive 4.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is among the more impressive totals in the state. Lastly, we also looked at nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these data points as good measures of the caliber of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

River Landing at Sandy Ridge Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
D
11.85%
State
B-
9.19%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
D
6.22%
State
B
3.57%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric may be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

Provider
D
5.21%
State
B-
3.4%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for treating several conditions, including dementia.

Provider
B+
10.36%
State
B+
11.38%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
B
18.63%
State
B-
23.41%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients showing signs of depression. Increased rates of depression could indicate lower quality care.

Provider
B-
3.17%
State
A-
1.77%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percent of long-term residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.

Provider
B+
98.33%
State
B-
90.65%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percentage of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B-
16.45%
State
B-
18.46%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
B
15.83%
State
A-
22.34%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to the physical health of residents.

Provider
A+
0.31
State
B
1.58
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
B
15.83
State
C
22.34
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A-
7.21
State
B
10.89
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Provider
A-
78.42%
State
B-
65.7%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

High Point Regional Hospital 6.99 mi
601 N Elm St High Point North Carolina 27261
(336) 878-6000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital 12.73 mi
1200 N Elm St Greensboro North Carolina 27401
(336) 832-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
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Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center 13.8 mi
207 Old Lexington Rd Box 789 Thomasville North Carolina 27360
(336) 472-2000
Acute Care Hospitals
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Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center 15.83 mi
3333 Silas Creek Parkway Winston Salem North Carolina 27103
(336) 718-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Triad Dialysis Center 3.43 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 27
4370 Regency Drive High Point North Carolina 27265
(336) 454-0076
Fresenius Medical Care - High Point 4.69 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
1320 Eastchester Drive High Point North Carolina 27265
(252) 823-7046
Bma of Southwest Greensboro 7.08 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 33
5020 Mackay Road Jamestown North Carolina 27282
(336) 854-7807
High Point Kidney Center of Wake Forest University 8.48 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 41
1900 Westchester Drive High Point North Carolina 27262
(336) 889-9200
Bma Northwest Greensboro Kidney Center 8.7 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 33
2837 Horsepen Creek Greensboro North Carolina 27410
(336) 664-6869
North Randolph Dialysis Center of Wake Forest University 10.53 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
5948 Mendenhall Rd Ext High Point North Carolina 27263
(336) 434-8910
Salem Kidney Center of Wake Forest University 10.72 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 39
2705 Boulder Park Court Winston Salem North Carolina 27101
(336) 761-8808
Piedmont Dialysis Center of Wake Forest University 13.2 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 58
655 Cotton Street Winston Salem North Carolina 27101
(336) 721-1360