Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is a small facility in Roanoke, Alabama. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of our best scores. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the country. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
680 Seymour Drive,
Roanoke AL 36274
83.53% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a strong overall grade, we awarded this facility an A for inspections. Inspection ratings are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Building on its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our nursing rating. When computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we consider the amount of time nurses spend with patients and the levels of training of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our stronger scores in our long-term care category as well, with a B+. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 97.10145 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we scored was short-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very favorable profile. Not many nursing homes received a B+ or higher in all four categories. Our short-term care scores are important for prospective residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 9.43% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that had falls leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term stay patients which have suffered from a urinary tract infection. While more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 19.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 23.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 1.24% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents showing signs of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 91.17% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 13.58% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 14.98% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Many would argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 14.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Roanoke Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 76.71% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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