Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation is an average-sized non-profit facility in Dalton, Georgia. Sporting an overall score of B, this appears to be a fine option. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This place is stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, 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 scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite minor. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a grade of A- for our long-term care grade. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 99.528305 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's third best area ended up being short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is considered to be a useful measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. It does not appear that this facility provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below the national average.
Moving on to the last category, this facility was awarded a C in nursing, which is an acceptable grade. Nursing scores are largely associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a relatively low total compared with most facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. In fact, it performed well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these areas to be good measures of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the quantity of hours of care provided.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 10.37% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who sustained a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who experienced urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 18.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 21.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients that were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 5.28% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 93.36% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 16.65% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 20.73% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 1.6 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 20.73 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 11.5 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wood Dale Health and Rehabilitation, 69.89% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Dalton, GA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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