Nursing Homes in South Carolina
- 23rdNational Rank
- 186Nursing Homes
- 9.53%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 2.91/5Average CMS Rating
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a nursing home expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
South Carolina Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In South Carolina, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In South Carolina, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In South Carolina, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained 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 associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In South Carolina, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for many conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In South Carolina, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In South Carolina, 2.85% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In South Carolina, 88.92% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In South Carolina, 14.02% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In South Carolina, 20.24% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In South Carolina, 1.69 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In South Carolina, 20.24 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In South Carolina, 12.31 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In South Carolina, 73.11% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's usually correlates with successful rehabilitation.
South Carolina cities
|City . Ascending order||# of Nursing Homes . No order set||# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set||# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order set||Average Nursing Home Rating . No order set|
|Hilton Head Island||4||1||1|