Thomasville Health & Rehab is a facility located in Thomasville, Georgia, a city with a population of 34,286 people. With an overall rating of B-, this appears to be a decent nursing home. This facility has some things working in its favor. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's report card is its exemplary inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 52 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to point out its nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an A+ in this category. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor dings aren't something to panic about.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: DApr 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This facility also was awarded an impressive grade in our short-term care category. We gave this facility an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our short-term care grade is generally used to measure a facility's rehabilitation services. To offer high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. The final item we considered in this area is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. This was more of a strength for this facility. This place performed as well as just about any facility in Georgia in this area with 71.3 percent of its residents returning home. At most facilities, fewer than half of their short-term residents ever return home.

Nurse Quality

C
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: CMay 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of C. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This nursing home averages just 3.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Lastly, nursing ratings also factor in quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this facility actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a good indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses to assist its residents.

Long-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: FMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The final area we analyzed was long-term care. Unfortunately, we gave it a lowly F in this area, which is a bottom of the barrel score. This is clearly a significant concern. For prospective residents in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 98.295456 percent of its residents, which is higher than the average nursing home. Unfortunately, this place's hospitalization rate was not nearly as favorable. We found that this place had 2.13 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a concerning rate.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
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

Thomasville Health & Rehab Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
F
17.07%
State
B-
9.51%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents which have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.

Provider
A+
0.57%
State
B
3.07%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
F
17.68%
State
B-
3.4%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A
5.1%
State
B-
17.91%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
B-
22.62%
State
B
21.93%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
4.55%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
A-
99.15%
State
B
93.61%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
F
28.66%
State
B
16.25%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.

Provider
A+
27.61%
State
B
18.41%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Provider
B-
2.13
State
B
1.79
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

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

Provider
F
27.61
State
B
18.41
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
D
15.07
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
B+
73.06%
State
B-
64.62%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Grady General Hospital 15.66 mi
1155 5th Street, Se Cairo Georgia 39828
(229) 377-0251
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Total Renal Care, Inc. 2.77 mi
Dialysis Stations: 4
708 S. Broad Street Thomasville Georgia 31792
(229) 226-4541
Archbold Home Dialysis 2.77 mi
Dialysis Stations: 4
708 South Broad Street Thomasville Georgia 31792
(229) 226-4541
Rcg Thomasville 2.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
300 W Jackson Street Thomasville Georgia 31792
(229) 228-6600
Davita Red Hills Dialysis 3.5 mi
Dialysis Stations: 41
201 Old Albany Rd Thomasville Georgia 31792
(229) 226-5931
Davita Cairo Dialysis 15.58 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
1182 5th St. Se Cairo Georgia 39828
(229) 377-0852