Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation

Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation

Overview

Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation is located in North Wilkesboro, NC, part of Wilkes County.

According to United States census data, the town has a population of 4,239. 18.3% of residents are 65 years or older, 1.8% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Cricket, Wilkesboro, and Fairplains.

Our network provides data for 6 senior living communities in North Wilkesboro, NC with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 111 beds with an average occupancy rate of 84.9%.

Resident council is available. Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and North Carolina’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

C

20.1% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 0.6% more than the nation and 2% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

B

6.9% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 7.6% less than the nation and 4.9% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

F

85.2% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 38.2% more than the nation and 31.5% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

D

7.1% of residents have depressive symptoms, 0.4% less than the nation and 4.1% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

F

5.5% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.1% more than the nation and 1.7% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

C

14% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 0.6% less than the nation and 4.9% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

99.2% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 3.8% more than the nation and 5.6% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and the same as the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

C

96.8% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 4.1% more than the nation and 7.4% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

D

9.4% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 1.3% more than the nation and 0.7% less than the state.

UTI

D

2.7% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.3% more than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

A

0% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.6% less than the nation and 1.2% less than the state.

Weight Loss

F

12.1% of residents lose too much weight, 6.1% more than the nation and 3.9% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

F

34.5% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 16.5% more than the nation and 9.9% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

B

0.5% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 1.3% less than the nation and 1% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

C

74.5% of residents saw improvements in function, 0.2% more than the nation and 1.8% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

A

98.5% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 19% more than the nation and 21.7% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

B

88.6% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 11.9% more than the nation and 13% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

C

89.3% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 2% more than the nation and 2.3% more than the state.

Resident Boosters

B

72.7% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 15.4% more than the nation and 12.7% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series

D

82.8% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 4.1% less than the nation and 7.7% less than the state.

Staff Boosters

C

34.4% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 8.5% less than the nation and 3.8% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and North Carolina’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

A

Nurse aide hours total 3 hours and 1 minute per resident daily, 49 minutes longer than the nation and 52 minutes longer than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 24 minutes per resident daily, 28 minutes shorter than the nation and 30 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

C

Registered nurse hours total 36 minutes per resident daily, 4 minutes shorter than the nation and 1 minute longer than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 23 minutes per resident daily, 3 minutes shorter than the nation and 3 minutes longer than the state.

Physical Therapist

C

Physical therapist hours total 3 minutes per resident daily, the same as the nation and 1 minute shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

A

The registered nurse turnover rate is 29.4%, 22.5% lower than the nation and 21% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

A

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 31.9%, 21.4% lower than the nation and 22.5% lower than the state.

Administrator

A

0 administrators left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.7 less than the nation and 0.8 less than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation residents that require a hospital visit, Wilkes Regional Medical Center is the closest, 0.78 miles away. Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is the next nearest, 19.97 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Brame Huie Pharmacy, 0.6 miles away, and Care Connection Pharmacy, 0.68 miles away. Walgreens and Walgreens are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Wilkes Pediatric Clinic and Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic are 0.5 miles and 0.62 miles away. As for vision care, Dr. Swaringen is 0.52 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Smoot Park is 2.05 miles away, and Jeffress Park is 3.38 miles away. The Liberty Theatre is 1.48 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Wilkes County Public Library, 1.32 miles from Wilkesboro Health and Rehabilitation.

Nearby places of worship include Cowboy Church and The Restoration Center. The former is 0.14 miles, and the latter is 0.4 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Stillwaters Salon & Day Spa is 0.66 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Don’s Char-Grill and Pa Paw’s, 0.37 miles and 0.41 miles away. Village Inn Pizza Parlor and Brushy Mtn Water Co are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Jims Quality Meats is 0.89 miles away, and Davids Market is 0.97 miles away. Santa Lucia Market and Lowes Foods are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Citibank, 0.32 miles away, or Foothills Mortgage, 0.47 miles away. Foothills Mortgage and Northwestern Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in North Wilkesboro

July was North Wilkesboro’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 85°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 26°F.

The town saw 34.42 inches of precipitation, 25 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 72% over the last 12 months.

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