Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center is a large hospital-based nursing home located in Dallas, Georgia. Featuring an overall rating of A+, this facility is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. As far as we can see, this place should be a wonderful choice for most people. Headlining this place's exemplary profile is its long-term care rating, which we will address in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 182 Beds

CCRC :

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. When facilities receive this type of score in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.35 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also received an A+ inspection score, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+'s in our category grades. Our inspection grades are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's government inspections. Places that score well in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. We scrutinized the skill-level of nurses employed by the facility, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses spent with patients, in determining our grade in this category. With 4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, this nursing home surpassed the national average. Finally, this nursing home also excelled in several quality measures we assessed. With fewer than five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: B-Apr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Turning to the final category, this facility also excelled in the short-term care category. We gave it a B+ for that area. This rounded out a very impressive report card. Short-term care grades are generally employed to measure a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To offer quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that it fared better than most facilities with 49.2 percent of its patients returning home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
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

Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Provider
A+
1.99%
State
B-
9.51%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of long-term care residents which have suffered a fall which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
B-
3.79%
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 percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. However, this metric could be misleading for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
D
4.73%
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 patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, such as dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A+
4.54%
State
B-
17.91%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
B
19.36%
State
B
21.93%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
B
2.27%
State
B
4.55%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
A-
99.41%
State
B
93.61%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's well-being.

Provider
D
24.36%
State
B
16.25%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility.

Provider
B+
19.11%
State
B
18.41%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.

Provider
B-
1.35
State
B
1.79
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B-
19.11
State
B
18.41
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
8.54
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Provider
B-
65.43%
State
B-
64.62%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Wellstar Paulding Hospital 4.2 mi
2518 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway Hiram Georgia 30141
(470) 644-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica 12.91 mi
601 Dallas Highway Villa Rica Georgia 30180
(770) 456-3101
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Wellstar Douglas Hospital 14.18 mi
8954 Hospital Drive Douglasville Georgia 30134
(770) 949-1500
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Wellstar Cobb Hospital 15.01 mi
3950 Austell Rd Austell Georgia 30106
(770) 732-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital 17.68 mi
677 Church Street Marietta Georgia 30060
(770) 793-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Paulding Dialysis 0.31 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
4019 Johns Road Dallas Georgia 30132
(770) 445-3571
Us Renal Care Hiram Home, LLC 0.73 mi
Dialysis Stations: 1
500 Nathan Dean Blvd Suite 102 Dallas Georgia 30157
(770) 443-2565
Bio-Medical Applications of Georgia, Inc 0.97 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
112 Village Walk Dallas Georgia 30132
(678) 363-6226
Fresenius Medical Care Hiram 4.45 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
3919 Atlanta Highway Hiram Georgia 30141
(770) 443-9048
Seminole Dialysis, LLC 4.9 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
76 Highland Pavilion Court Hiram Georgia 30141
(678) 384-1180
Davita Macland Dialysis 11.4 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
4110 Austell Powder Springs Rd ste100 Powder Springs Georgia 30127
(770) 439-8775
Fmcna Villa Rica 13.62 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
130 Prospector Dr Villa Rica Georgia 30180
(770) 459-7135
Colonial Springs Dialysis 13.87 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
2840 East West Connector Suite 350 Austell Georgia 30106
(770) 222-2236