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Nursing Homes in Mississippi

  • 23rd
    National Rank
  • 159
    Nursing Homes
  • 10.78%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.71/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Mississippi Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B

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

Grade: B

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

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: A-minus

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

Grade: B

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

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B-plus

In Mississippi, 23.12% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B-minus

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

Grade: B-minus

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.

Mississippi cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Amory201
Grade: A-minus
Biloxi151
Grade: F
Brandon134
Grade: B-minus
Brookhaven410
Grade: B-plus
Clarksdale211
Grade: B-minus
Cleveland312
Grade: B
Clinton295
Grade: A-minus
Collins211
Grade: B
Columbia311
Grade: B-minus
Columbus331
Grade: B-minus
Corinth211
Grade: A-minus
Fulton200
Grade: B
Greenville321
Grade: B-minus
Greenwood311
Grade: C
Grenada211
Grade: C
Gulfport343
Grade: B-plus
Hattiesburg421
Grade: A-minus
Iuka201
Grade: A-minus
Jackson6119
Grade: C
Laurel311
Grade: B
Louisville211
Grade: B
Lucedale211
Grade: B-minus
Madison147
Grade: A-minus
Mccomb211
Grade: B-minus
Meridian724
Grade: B-plus
Natchez330
Grade: B-minus
New Albany210
Grade: A-minus
Ocean Springs251
Grade: B
Oxford121
Grade: B
Pearl1119
Grade: B-plus
Philadelphia221
Grade: B-plus
Picayune211
Grade: B-plus
Pontotoc301
Grade: A-minus
Ripley201
Grade: A-minus
Ruleville202
Grade: B
Southaven1183
Grade: D
Starkville111
Grade: B-minus
Tupelo332
Grade: B-minus
Tylertown211
Grade: A-minus
Union201
Grade: B-plus
Vicksburg221
Grade: B-plus
Wiggins211
Grade: B-plus
Yazoo City211
Grade: B-minus