Note: Summersville Regional Medical Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Summersville Regional Medical Center is a small hospital-based nursing home located in Summersville, West Virginia. Featuring an overall grade of D, this is a well below average nursing home. This was not the worse facility we looked at, but we would still struggle to recommend it. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category is inspections, which is addressed in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 52 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 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: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

While we did not have many favorable things to say about this facility's overall grade, it did receive a somewhat respectable inspection report this year. As a result, it received a decent grade in this area with a B-. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Although this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

We also ended up giving this facility a fairly respectable grade in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B-. Our nursing score considers a variety of subcategories. The most heavily weighted one is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. With 5 hours of nursing care per resident daily, this place surpassed the national average. We also look at the skill levels of nurses and add more weight to hours worked by skilled nurses. Lastly, this nursing home was relatively weak in two of the areas we focus on, with below average scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: B-Feb 19: CMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This nursing home's next most favorable area is its short-term care score, where it received a grade of B-. In the category of short-term care, we seek to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The more important thing is determining what bearing this had on the quality of care. The final item we assessed in this category is the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. It fared much better in this metric with 79.7 percent of its patients returning home. For most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

B-
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Historical

The final category we assessed is long-term care. We awarded it a grade of B- in that area. This is a perfectly acceptable grade in this category. In calculating our long-term care scores, we look at the assistance with daily living offered to the facility's patients. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 96.92307 percent of its residents. This place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
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
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Inspection Rating

Summersville Regional Medical Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for too long.

Provider
C
9.66%
State
B-
8.71%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.

Provider
F
9.74%
State
B-
4.27%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.

Provider
B-
2.58%
State
B-
3.99%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used to treat several medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Provider
C
17.28%
State
B
14.02%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
D
28.72%
State
B-
23.76%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
B
2.14%
State
B+
3.82%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
B-
96.57%
State
B+
94.22%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.

Provider
B-
17.14%
State
B-
16.77%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
B+
18.39%
State
B+
19.92%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Provider
A+
0.39
State
B
1.69
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B-
18.39
State
B-
19.92
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Summersville Regional Medical Center 0 mi
400 Fairview Heights Road Summersville West Virginia 26651
(304) 872-2891
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Local

Nearby Dialysis

Mountain Ridge Dialysis 0.54 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
229 Merchants Walk Summersville West Virginia 26651
(304) 872-9206