Woodcrest at Blakeford is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Nashville, Tennessee. This nursing home proved to be an A rated facility. It was given one of the most impressive scores that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. Indeed, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it substantially ahead of the overwhelming majority of the nursing homes in Nashville. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
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Historical

One of the reasons this place turned out to be a quality nursing home is it received an A+ in our inspections category. This is just about as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: BNov 18: B+Dec 18: BJan 19: A-Feb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This nursing home also received a very strong short-term care score. Indeed, this ended up being this nursing home's second strongest category grade. In that category, we gave this facility a score of A. In calculating our short-term care scores, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. This facility was satisfactory in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered a reasonable level of care from both physical therapists and registered nurses. The last statistic we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. This place performed as well as just about any nursing home in Tennessee in this area with 66.1 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

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Historical

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. The nursing grade assesses several subcategories, but the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provides an incredible 4.1 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is much more care than what is provided by most facilities. Finally, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. For example, in terms of the percentage of its patients sustaining falls which lead to serious injury, this place performed as well as any nursing home in the country. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: BFeb 19: B-May 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the final category we looked at, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our long-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home completed a very favorable profile. Facilities that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. After assessing the very impressive nursing hours and other staffing provided by this nursing home, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. This combination proved to be effective as this facility was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B
National:
B
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Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Woodcrest at Blakeford Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.

Provider
B-
8.33%
State
B
7.42%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.

Provider
A-
2.14%
State
B
3.42%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Provider
C
3.76%
State
B
3.24%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Provider
B+
11.23%
State
B
14.33%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
A
10.19%
State
C
31.39%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.

Provider
B-
3.3%
State
B+
4.68%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
A
100%
State
B
90.41%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.

Provider
B
13.82%
State
B-
16.38%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
B
16.99%
State
B+
21.06%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
A+
0.39
State
B
1.6
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Provider
B
16.99
State
B-
21.06
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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

Provider
A+
4.11
State
B
10.12
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
B+
71.75%
State
B-
66.74%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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