CANDLER HOSPITAL SUBACUTE UNIT

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Candler Hospital Subacute Unit. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

CANDLER HOSPITAL SUBACUTE UNIT
5353 REYNOLDS STREET
SAVANNAH, GA 31405
(912) 819-6496

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

82%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 9
  • Certified Beds: 11

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Candler Hospital Subacute Unit. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-104.1%
Total Percent:4.1%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-1015.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-551.6%
Total Percent:67.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.8%
Total Percent:3.7%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 0-54.9%
Total Percent:4.9%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-106.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-511.5%
Total Percent:18.0%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Tracheostomy care and ventilator/respirator
0.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
1.2%
Total Percent:1.2%
 

Rating Details For Candler Hospital Subacute Unit

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours3 Hours and 57 Minutes1 Hour and 42 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 43 Minutes50 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 6 Minutes2 Hours and 8 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours5 Hours and 40 Minutes2 Hours and 32 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours7 Hours and 46 Minutes4 Hours and 40 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Georgia are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityGeorgia Average

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%88%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%88%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores17%12%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain54%16%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-4%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 04/07/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Set Up or Keep a Group of People to Review and Ensure Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2008
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009
Have a Detailed, Written Plan for Disasters and Emergencies.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009
Set Up or Keep a Group of People to Review and Ensure Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2008

Quality Care

Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2008
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 01/12/2008
  • Correction Date: 02/26/2008

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Candler Hospital Subacute Unit, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/09/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Human Resources of Georgia - Office of Regulatory Services - Retrieved 2011