White Oak at North Grove is a large nursing home located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top five percentile of all nursing homes in the nation. In our view, this facility would be a great choice for most people. This nursing home also received strong ratings in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
White Oak at North Grove
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
290 N Grove Medical Park Drive,
Spartanburg SC 29303
89.04% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this facility earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another reason we assessed this facility so favorably is that it received an A+ long-term care score. This is just about as dominant as it gets in this area. Facilities that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. On top of offering well above average levels of nursing care and other staffing, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 97.7918 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. We found that this facility had 2.06 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.
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Short-term Care Quality
Moving on our next category, this facility was awarded a top-shelf short-term care grade. In fact, it received a grade of A in that category. In calculating these short-term care ratings, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The last measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. This place performed as well as just about any facility in South Carolina in this area with 61.6 percent of its patients returning home.
In our final area, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for its nursing score. This rounded out a very strong report card. Nursing grades are primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 4.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which was among the highest totals we found. Finally, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality measures we assessed. By way of illustration, in terms of the number of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this facility performed better than the national average. This is generally a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided with better nursing care and having a policy of regularly turning residents to avoid bed sores.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
White Oak at North Grove Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In White Oak at North Grove, 9.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In White Oak at North Grove, 3.6% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In White Oak at North Grove, 3.11% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In White Oak at North Grove, 15.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In White Oak at North Grove, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In White Oak at North Grove, 3.01% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In White Oak at North Grove, 90.67% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In White Oak at North Grove, 14.17% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In White Oak at North Grove, 22.6% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In White Oak at North Grove, 1.55 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In White Oak at North Grove, 22.6 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In White Oak at North Grove, 13.44 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient 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 White Oak at North Grove, 72.9% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Spartanburg, SC
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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