Nursing Homes in Mississippi
- 23rdNational Rank
- 159Nursing Homes
- 10.78%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 2.71/5Average CMS Rating
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Mississippi Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mississippi, 10.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mississippi, 3.22% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients which have sustained a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mississippi, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who have sustained a UTI. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mississippi, 20.29% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mississippi, 22.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mississippi, 2.28% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mississippi, 93.89% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mississippi, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mississippi, 23.12% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.
In Mississippi, 1.72 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mississippi, 23.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Mississippi, 13.75 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mississippi, 67.86% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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