White Oak Estates is an average-sized nursing home located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Featuring an overall score of A, this is clearly a first-rate facility. We were impressed enough to rate this facility as one of the top 50 nursing homes in South Carolina. This place also received very consistent scores in all of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about these categories is available below.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 88 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

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For profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: AJun 19: AJul 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

We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a great way to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the elderly population. Lastly, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this facility had 2.12 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 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: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In addition, this facility also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This means CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Turning the page to our third category, we gave this nursing home a grade of A for its short-term care grade. This is a dominant grade. In forming these short-term care grades, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The last metric we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. It performed as well as just about any facility in South Carolina in this area with 60 percent of its residents returning home. At most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Switching gears to the fourth category, this facility also performed admirably in the nursing category. We gave it a B+ in this area. This topped off a first-rate profile. The nursing rating consists of a handful of factors, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which was above the national average. Finally, this facility also performed well in several of the quality measures we assessed. In terms of the number of its residents sustaining falls leading to serious injury, this nursing home performed better than the national average.

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

White Oak Estates Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients which suffered from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
B-
8.85%
State
B-
9.1%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B
3.36%
State
B
3.26%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.

Provider
B-
3.03%
State
B-
3.64%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for several medical conditions, such as dementia.

Provider
B
12.55%
State
B
13.73%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

Provider
B-
21.1%
State
B
20.65%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
B-
3.28%
State
A-
1.36%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B+
98.65%
State
B-
86.58%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many in the industry believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B+
12.44%
State
B
14.5%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical health.

Provider
C
13.22%
State
B+
18.83%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
C
2.2
State
B-
1.87
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 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
A-
13.22
State
B-
18.83
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.

Provider
B
10.39
State
B-
11.38
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 saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

Provider
A-
79.16%
State
B
69.06%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Spartanburg Medical Center 3.93 mi
101 E Wood St Spartanburg South Carolina 29303
(864) 560-6554
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Cherokee Medical Center 15.71 mi
1530 N Limestone St Gaffney South Carolina 29340
(864) 487-4271
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Spartanburg Dialysis, LLC 1.67 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
128 Dillon Dr Spartanburg South Carolina 29307
(864) 587-1507
Dci East Spartanburg 1.81 mi
Dialysis Stations: 35
155 Dillon Drive Spartanburg South Carolina 29307
(864) 585-4840
Dci Spartanburg 4.3 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 43
203 Freemont Avenue Spartanburg South Carolina 29303
(864) 585-2046
Wofford Dialysis 5.28 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
8024 White Ave Spartanburg South Carolina 29303
(864) 583-4798
Carolina Dialysis LLC 8.23 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
115 Interstate Park Spartanburg South Carolina 29303
(864) 576-9999
Dci West Spartanburg 9.63 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 25
105 Tradd Street Spartanburg South Carolina 29301
(864) 574-8828
Dci Gaffney 12.99 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 28
405 Tiffany Park Gaffney South Carolina 29341
(864) 487-1727
Dialysis Newco, Inc. 16.34 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
208 Holly Springs Road Lyman South Carolina 29365
(864) 439-2138