Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The city has a variety of options. With an overall grade of A, this is without a doubt a world class nursing home. Indeed, this turned out to be one of the three best facilities in Spartanburg. Headlining this place's exemplary report card is its long-term care grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Top Nursing Home in South Carolina Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in South Carolina Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ long-term care grade. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a deadly condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. Inspection scores weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this area generally have very few severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. There are a host of criteria included in this area. Many of the subcategories relate to staffing levels. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of turning a patient more often.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this nursing home also received an impressive short-term care grade, with a B+. This finished off a very strong profile. With our short-term care rating, we seek to create a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents that were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term residents that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term patients that have suffered falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients which have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 2.85% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many believe this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 88.92% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 14.02% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 20.24% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 20.24 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 key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Summit Hills Skilled Nursing Facility, 73.11% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Spartanburg, SC
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- 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
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