The Villa Rehab is a small nursing home located in Saint Albans, Vermont. This turns out to be an A+ facility. Receiving an A+ in our rating scheme requires excellent marks across the board. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top three nursing homes in Vermont. This facility was also given impressive ratings in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
The Villa Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
7 Forest Hill Drive,
Saint Albans VT 05478
60.33% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Vermont Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Saint Albans, Vermont Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Vermont Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Vermont Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we were able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its first-rate resume, this facility also was awarded a superb short-term care grade, with a score of A. Our short-term care grade is often used to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing category analyzes a handful of subcategories, most of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our final area, this facility was given a very strong long-term care score. In fact, we gave it an A- in this area, rounding out a straight A profile. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 98.039215 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Villa Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Villa Rehab, 7.19% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Villa Rehab, 5.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Villa Rehab, 2.96% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which have experienced UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Villa Rehab, 16.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Villa Rehab, 16.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Villa Rehab, 12.68% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Villa Rehab, 93.14% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Villa Rehab, 20.72% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Villa Rehab, 22.62% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In The Villa Rehab, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Villa Rehab, 22.62 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Villa Rehab, 14.59 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Villa Rehab, 82.97% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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