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Nursing Homes in West Virginia

  • 36th
    National Rank
  • 123
    Nursing Homes
  • 8.86%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.83/5
    Average CMS Rating

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West Virginia Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In West Virginia, 8.86% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In West Virginia, 4.41% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In West Virginia, 3.85% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In West Virginia, 16.31% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for several medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In West Virginia, 23.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In West Virginia, 4.5% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In West Virginia, 92.52% of Patients

This is the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In West Virginia, 16.82% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In West Virginia, 25.29% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In West Virginia, 1.32 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In West Virginia, 25.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In West Virginia, 11.91 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In West Virginia, 71.34% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation.

West Virginia 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 setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Beckley332
Grade: B-minus
Berkeley Springs201
Grade: B-plus
Bluefield222
Grade: F
Bridgeport322
Grade: B-plus
Buckhannon211
Grade: B
Charles Town211
Grade: D
Charleston835
Grade: B-minus
Clarksburg222
Grade: D
Elkins311
Grade: B-plus
Fairmont511
Grade: C
Grafton211
Grade: B
Hinton201
Grade: B-plus
Huntington455
Grade: B
Hurricane210
Grade: D
Logan211
Grade: B-minus
Martinsburg231
Grade: B-minus
Montgomery211
Grade: B-plus
Morgantown421
Grade: B-minus
Parkersburg541
Grade: B-minus
Princeton211
Grade: C
Romney201
Grade: B
Spencer201
Grade: B-minus
Weirton252
Grade: B-plus
Wheeling314
Grade: B