Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus is located in Fairmont, West Virginia. This turns out to be a middle of the road facility, with an overall grade of B-. You can certainly do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this facility's report card is is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
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Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
This facility earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its excellent health inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Our inspection grades are tied to several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the category of long-term care, we gave this facility a score of A- in that category. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 86.79245 percent of its patients. This is slightly less than we anticipated. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, we were pleased to find place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a middle of the pack score in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a C. In our short-term care rating, we seek to create a fair gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at a facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Switching gears to our final area, we gave this facility a D in nursing. This is the nursing home's worst category rating. Of course, this grade pulled down the facility's overall profile to a certain degree. In determining a nursing home's nursing rating, we assess the quantity of hours nurses are caring for patients as well as the level of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing scores. This facility performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 9.5% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 5.24% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 17.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 24.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 3.17% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 93.89% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 16.15% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 18.95% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 18.95 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 12.45 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Tygart Center at Fairmont Campus, 73.25% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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