Located in King, North Carolina, Village Care of King is one of only two nursing homes in the city. Featuring an overall rating of B+, this is a very good facility. Based on our ratings, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This facility was also given impressive scores in all four of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Village Care of King
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 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 - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall performance, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some can be relatively minor. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A couple relatively minor dings aren't something to panic about.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home performed well in the category of long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- for that category, which happens to be one of our most favorable scores. When facilities receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 98.68421 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was given favorable short-term care scores this year. In fact, we gave it one of our higher scores in that area, with a score of B+. In our short-term care score, we strive to forge a fair gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze a nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The next category we rated was nursing. This nursing home was awarded a favorable nursing score in our assessment, with a grade of B. This nursing home truly does not have any weaknesses. Our nursing score is based on quite a few subcategories, most of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place 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 nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving a patient even once per day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Village Care of King Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Village Care of King, 4.33% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Village Care of King, 3.95% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Village Care of King, 2.63% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Village Care of King, 12.16% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Village Care of King, 32.84% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Village Care of King, 1.87% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Village Care of King, 99.34% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Village Care of King, 21.13% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Village Care of King, 10.9% of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Village Care of King, 10.9% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Village Care of King, 8.42% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Village Care of King, 79.44% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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