37th
285
7.69%
3.07stars
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Virginia Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of quality of care.

B
7.69%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This measures the percent of long-term care residents who suffered falls leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.

B
3.53%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.

B
3.23%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

B
14.26%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

B
20.01%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher levels of depression may indicate lower quality care.

B+
2.32%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient care.

B
91.4%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.

B
15.53%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that retained mobility levels. Some experts would argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical well-being.

B+
19.76%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

B+
1.48

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

B-
19.76

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge short-term care.

B
10.73

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

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

B
68.27%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Virginia's
Nursing Home Quality
B-
B-
Long-Term Care
A-
Inspection Reports
B-
Nurse Quality
B
Short-Term Care
More information about Virginia
Number of Hospitals: 95
Number of Dialysis facilities: 206
Number of Medicaid beds: 32,500

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Hiram W Davis Medical Center
  2. Jeanne Jugan Residence
  3. Summit Square
  4. Fairfax Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
  5. Colonnades Health Care Center
Virginia is ranked as the 39th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Sibley Mem Hosp Renaissance
  2. Augusta Medical Center Skilled Ca
  3. Westminster Canterbury Blue Ri
  4. Maplewood Park Place
  5. Collington Episcopal Life Care
Virginia is ranked as the 27th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Main Street Care
  2. The Culpeper
  3. Colonnades Health Care Center
  4. Windsormeade of Williamsburg
  5. Arleigh Burke Pavilion
Virginia is ranked as the 41st best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Rockville Nursing Home
  2. Ivy Hall Nursing Home
  3. The Rehab Center at Bristol
  4. Augusta Medical Center Skilled Ca
  5. Christian Care Center of Bristol
Virginia is ranked as the 34th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Virginia cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Abingdon2 1 1
B-
Alexandria6 0 0
B
Annandale2 25 12
B
Arlington4 52 18
B-
Ashburn1 9 3
A+
Bedford2 1 1
A-
Blacksburg2 2 1
B+
Bristol2 2 0
A-
Burke1 20 6
A-
Charlottesville8 3 2
B
Chesapeake4 5 1
D
Chester1 5 1
A-
Chesterfield1 5 0
D
Clifton Forge2 2 0
B-
Culpeper2 1 1
B+
Daleville2 4 0
B+
Danville4 2 2
B
Emporia2 2 1
D
Fairfax3 18 7
A
Falls Church1 29 15
A
Farmville2 2 1
B
Fishersville3 3 2
B+
Fredericksburg4 7 3
B-
Front Royal2 1 1
B+
Gainesville2 5 2
B+
Galax2 1 1
B-
Glen Allen1 18 5
F
Gloucester2 1 1
C
Hampton4 9 2
B-
Harrisonburg4 1 1
B
Henrico9 22 6
B-
Herndon1 13 4
B+
Hopewell2 5 3
C
Leesburg2 5 1
A
Lexington2 1 1
B
Lynchburg8 3 1
B
Manassas2 5 1
B+
Marion2 2 2
B+
Martinsville3 2 0
B
Mc Lean1 31 17
A+
Mechanicsville3 15 4
B-
Midlothian2 10 4
B
Newport News6 12 3
B-
Norfolk8 27 7
C
Petersburg4 5 3
B-
Portsmouth3 27 7
D
Richmond10 22 6
B-
Roanoke10 6 2
B
Rocky Mount2 1 1
B
Salem3 6 2
B+
South Boston2 2 1
D
Springfield1 27 8
A-
Staunton2 3 2
D
Sterling2 8 4
A-
Suffolk4 2 1
B-
Virginia Beach14 8 3
B-
Warrenton2 1 1
D
Waynesboro2 2 2
B+
Williamsburg5 3 3
B
Winchester4 3 1
B+
Woodbridge2 8 2
B+
Woodstock2 0 1
B
Wytheville2 1 1
B+
Yorktown2 3 2
C