Autumn Care of Altavista

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Altavista, Virginia (VA).

Autumn Care of Altavista is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 111 beds based at 1317 Lola Avenue in Altavista, VA. The facility has 103 residents indicating 93% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 125 Medicare patients were given 3,973 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,003,137 by Medicare. 124 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $74,526 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is lower than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Autumn Care of Altavista.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

1317 Lola Avenue
Altavista, VA 24517

Phone Number

(434) 369-6651

Geographic Coordinates

37.122046, -79.287675
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
111
Campbell County Average
86
Virginia Average
112
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Campbell County
93.00%
Virginia
89.93%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
103
Campbell County Average
80
Virginia Average
102
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Campbell County
0 (0.00%)
Virginia
20 (7.19%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Campbell County
0 (0.00%)
Virginia
33 (11.87%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 03/16/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 03/08/2007 - Health Survey
  • 03/20/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 03/09/2006 - Health Survey
  • 01/19/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 01/13/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.33
Campbell County Average
0.33
Virginia Average
0.58
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.79
Campbell County Average
1.79
Virginia Average
2.17
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.90
Campbell County Average
0.90
Virginia Average
1.00
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.23
Campbell County Average
1.23
Virginia Average
1.58
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Campbell County
95.00%
Virginia
84.14%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
24.00%
Campbell County
25.50%
Virginia
19.76%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Campbell County
12.00%
Virginia
14.97%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Campbell County
6.00%
Virginia
2.87%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Campbell County
61.50%
Virginia
56.95%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Campbell County
0.00%
Virginia
6.04%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Campbell County
16.50%
Virginia
11.34%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Campbell County
80.00%
Virginia
64.30%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Campbell County
7.00%
Virginia
2.42%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Campbell County
9.50%
Virginia
17.95%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Campbell County
74.00%
Virginia
71.22%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Campbell County
3.00%
Virginia
3.66%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Campbell County
10.00%
Virginia
2.93%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
17.00%
Campbell County
19.00%
Virginia
17.84%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Campbell County
2.00%
Virginia
5.06%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Campbell County
19.50%
Virginia
16.00%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Campbell County
12.50%
Virginia
11.05%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Campbell County
85.00%
Virginia
61.85%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
Campbell County
21.50%
Virginia
18.09%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
125
Campbell County Average
90
Virginia Average
188
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
92
Campbell County Average
64
Virginia Average
173
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
3,973
Campbell County Average
3,077
Virginia Average
6,439
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
124
Campbell County Average
94
Virginia Average
356
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$1,003,137
Campbell County Average
$748,744
Virginia Average
$1,792,423
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$252
Campbell County Average
$243
Virginia Average
$278
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$74,526
Campbell County Average
$65,047
Virginia Average
$288,132
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$8,025
Campbell County Average
$8,366
Virginia Average
$9,536
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$10,904
Campbell County Average
$11,699
Virginia Average
$10,364
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$601
Campbell County Average
$692
Virginia Average
$810
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

03/16/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

03/16/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/16/2007
Date Fixed:
04/16/2007

03/16/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

03/16/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/16/2007
Date Fixed:
04/16/2007

03/16/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

03/16/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/16/2007
Date Fixed:
04/16/2007

03/08/2007 - Resident Rights

03/08/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
03/31/2007

03/08/2007 - Environmental

03/08/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
03/31/2007

03/08/2007 - Quality Care

03/08/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/08/2007
Date Fixed:
03/31/2007

03/20/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

03/20/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2006
Date Fixed:
04/21/2006

03/20/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

03/20/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/20/2006
Date Fixed:
04/21/2006

03/20/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

03/20/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/20/2006
Date Fixed:
04/21/2006

03/09/2006 - Resident Assessment

03/09/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/09/2006
Date Fixed:
03/31/2006

03/09/2006 - Administration

03/09/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/09/2006
Date Fixed:
03/31/2006

03/09/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

03/09/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/09/2006
Date Fixed:
03/31/2006

01/19/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

01/19/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/19/2005
Date Fixed:
02/09/2005

01/19/2005 - Building Service Equipment

01/19/2005 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/19/2005
Date Fixed:
02/09/2005

01/19/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

01/19/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/19/2005
Date Fixed:
02/09/2005

01/13/2005 - Administration

01/13/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Follow all laws and professional standards.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
01/13/2005
Date Fixed:
02/18/2005

01/13/2005 - Pharmacy Service

01/13/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
01/13/2005
Date Fixed:
02/18/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Altavista at a Glance

Altavista has a total population of 3,425, of which 769 are children under the age of 18 and 747 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 42.6.

Total Population:
3,425
Median Age:
42.6
Males:
1,497 (43.7%)
Female:
1,928 (56.3%)
Children (0-17):
769 (22.5%)
Adults (18-64):
1,909 (55.7%)
Seniors (65+):
747 (21.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Altavista
Married:
1,522 (44.4%)
Divorced:
254 (7.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Altavista
Hispanic Ethnicity:
32 (0.93%)
White:
2,543 (74.25%)
African American:
841 (24.55%)
Asian:
7 (0.20%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
3 (0.09%)
Other:
11 (0.32%)
Two or More:
20 (0.58%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Altavista

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
3
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $40,039 while the median household income is $31,818. Roughly 13.14% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,039
Household Income:
$31,818
In Poverty:
13.14%

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