Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center

Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center

Overview

Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center is located in Rutherfordton, NC, part of Rutherford County.

According to United States census data, the town has a population of 3,621. 28.8% of residents are 65 years or older, 12.3% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Spindale, Forest City, and Alexander Mills.

Our network provides data for 8 senior living communities in Rutherfordton, NC with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit corporation, Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 150 beds with an average occupancy rate of 66.9%.

Resident council is available. Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center 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

Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center 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

D

27% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 7.5% more than the nation and 4.9% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

24% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 9.5% more than the nation and 12.2% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

C

50.4% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 3.4% more than the nation and 3.3% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

D

4.5% of residents have depressive symptoms, 3% less than the nation and 1.5% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

C

3.5% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 0.1% more than the nation and 0.3% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

F

20.5% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 5.9% more than the nation and 1.6% more than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

84.5% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 10.9% less than the nation and 9.1% less 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

F

43.8% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 48.9% less than the nation and 45.6% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

B

5.2% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 2.9% less than the nation and 4.9% less than the state.

UTI

C

1.5% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 0.9% less than the nation and 1.7% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

B

0.3% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.3% less than the nation and 0.9% less than the state.

Weight Loss

C

6.2% of residents lose too much weight, 0.2% more than the nation and 2% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

D

23.5% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 5.5% more than the nation and 1.1% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

A

0% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.5% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

A

84.8% of residents saw improvements in function, 10.5% more than the nation and 12.1% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

23.8% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 55.7% less than the nation and 53% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

F

57.9% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 18.8% less than the nation and 17.7% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

F

79.6% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 7.7% less than the nation and 7.4% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

D

29.1% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 28.2% less than the nation and 30.9% less than the state.

Staff Primary Series

F

70.3% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 16.6% less than the nation and 20.2% less than the state.

Staff Boosters

F

0% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 42.9% less than the nation and 38.2% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center 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

F

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 42 minutes per resident daily, 29 minutes shorter than the nation and 26 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

D

Licensed partial nurse hours total 42 minutes per resident daily, 10 minutes shorter than the nation and 12 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

D

Registered nurse hours total 23 minutes per resident daily, 17 minutes shorter than the nation and 10 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 14 minutes per resident daily, 13 minutes shorter than the nation and 6 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

C

Physical therapist hours total 2 minutes per resident daily, 1 minute shorter than the nation and 2 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

C

The registered nurse turnover rate is 53.8%, 1.9% higher than the nation and 3.4% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

C

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 55%, 1.7% higher than the nation and 0.6% higher 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 Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center residents that require a hospital visit, Rutherford Regional Health System is the closest, 0.26 miles away. Saint Lukes Hospital is the next nearest, 16.14 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are CVS Pharmacy, 0.71 miles away, and Fred’s, 0.76 miles away. My Green Room and Medicine Box Pharmacy of Rutherfordton are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Scott Jordan, Dds and Dr. John Crosland are 0.96 miles and 0.98 miles away. As for vision care, Kenneth L Turner OD is 4.54 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Devils Head is 16.48 miles away, and Brookwood Park is 17.61 miles away. Retro Cinema 4 is 4.83 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Norris Public Library, 0.73 miles from Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center.

Nearby places of worship include West Memorial Baptist Church and Saint John AME Zion Church. The former is 0.38 miles, and the latter is 0.42 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Cuttin Up On Mane is 0.76 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Mi Pueblito and Copper Penny Grill, 0.62 miles and 0.67 miles away. Domino’s and Small Town Coffee Roasters are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, MARTIN’S Electric is 0.7 miles away, and Main Street Market is 0.77 miles away. IGA Adventure Center and BI-LO are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Rutherfordton, 0.67 miles away, or State Employees’ Credit Union, 0.67 miles away. BB&T and PNC Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Rutherfordton

July was Rutherfordton’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 88°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 30°F.

The town saw 36.65 inches of precipitation, 15.1 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 71% over the last 12 months.

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