White Oak Manor - Newberry is a large facility located in Newberry, South Carolina. With an A- overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all facilities in the United States. We couldn't find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are impeccable. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next section.
White Oak Manor - Newberry
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Newberry, South Carolina Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Newberry, South Carolina Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a great nursing home is it received an A+ inspection grade. This is as good as it gets in this very important category. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means CMS didn't consider 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.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A. The nursing score is based on a handful of factors, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving residents at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was strong in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A-. Not many facilities fared better in this area. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 99.6997 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a great way to avoid negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we rated was short-term care. We awarded this nursing home an acceptable grade in this area, with a grade of C. While this isn't as strong as several of this nursing home's other scores, it is nevertheless not a bad grade. In crafting these short-term care ratings, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to devise a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 4.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is actually below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
White Oak Manor - Newberry Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric could be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term care residents who were given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 2.85% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression could imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 88.92% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 14.02% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 20.24% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 1.69 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 20.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In White Oak Manor - Newberry, 73.11% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
- Newberry County Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.06 miles away2669 Kinard St PO Box 497 Newberry South Carolina 29108Voluntary non-profit - Other(803) 405-7145