45th
122
8.71%
2.91stars
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West Virginia Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

B-
8.71%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

B-
4.27%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.

B-
3.99%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B
14.02%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

B-
23.76%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may imply worse patient care.

B+
3.82%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

B+
94.22%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence.

B-
16.77%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental health.

B+
19.92%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

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

B
1.69

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.

B-
19.92

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

B-
11.6

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

B-
64.18%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

West Virginia's
Nursing Home Quality
B-
B
Long-Term Care
B+
Inspection Reports
B-
Nurse Quality
B-
Short-Term Care
More information about West Virginia
Number of Hospitals: 53
Number of Dialysis facilities: 46
Number of Medicaid beds: 10,659

Best Nurse Quality

  1. War Memorial Hospital
  2. St. Mary's Hospital
  3. United Transitional Care Center
  4. Columbia St. Francis Hospital
  5. Weirton Medical Center
West Virginia is ranked as the 42nd best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. St. Mary's Hospital
  2. Weirton Medical Center
  3. Garrett County Subacute Unit
  4. Reynolds Memorial Hospital
  5. Williamson Arh
West Virginia is ranked as the 44th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Main Street Care
  2. Taylor Health Care Center
  3. Minnie Hamilton Health Care
  4. Stone Pear Pavilion
  5. War Memorial Hospital
West Virginia is ranked as the 25th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Cadia Healthcare - Hagerstown
  2. Webster Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  3. Williamson Arh
  4. Reynolds Memorial Hospital
  5. Quality Life Services - Henry Clay
West Virginia is ranked as the 42nd best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

West Virginia cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Beckley3 3 2
B-
Berkeley Springs2 0 1
A-
Bluefield2 2 2
F
Bridgeport3 2 2
B
Buckhannon2 1 1
A-
Charles Town2 1 1
B-
Charleston8 3 5
B-
Clarksburg2 2 2
C
Elkins3 1 1
C
Fairmont5 1 1
C
Grafton2 1 1
B
Hinton2 0 1
B
Huntington4 5 5
B
Hurricane2 1 0
D
Logan2 1 1
D
Martinsburg2 3 1
B-
Montgomery2 1 1
B
Morgantown4 2 1
B-
Parkersburg5 4 1
C
Princeton2 1 1
B-
Romney2 0 1
B
Spencer2 0 1
B-
Weirton2 5 2
A-
Wheeling3 1 4
B+