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Nursing Homes in Mississippi

  • 25th
    National Rank
  • 201
    Nursing Homes
  • 10.72%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.54/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Mississippi Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Mississippi, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an barometer of quality of care.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Mississippi, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Mississippi, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Mississippi, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In Mississippi, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Mississippi, 2.3% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Mississippi, 93.75% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Mississippi, 18.95% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of decline of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Mississippi, 20.82% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.

Hospitalizations

Grade: C

In Mississippi, 1.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Mississippi, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Mississippi, 13.63 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Mississippi, 69.18% Percentage of Resident

This metric measures the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

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
Booneville201
Grade: A-minus
Brandon234
Grade: B-minus
Brookhaven410
Grade: B
Byram2119
Grade: B-plus
Carthage211
Grade: A-minus
Clarksdale211
Grade: B-minus
Cleveland312
Grade: B
Clinton295
Grade: A-minus
Collins211
Grade: B
Columbia311
Grade: B-minus
Columbus531
Grade: B
Corinth311
Grade: A-minus
Fulton200
Grade: B-plus
Greenville521
Grade: B
Greenwood311
Grade: C
Grenada211
Grade: C
Gulfport543
Grade: B-minus
Hattiesburg721
Grade: A-minus
Iuka201
Grade: B
Jackson10119
Grade: B-minus
Laurel311
Grade: B-minus
Leakesville201
Grade: A-minus
Louisville211
Grade: B-plus
Lucedale211
Grade: B-minus
Madison147
Grade: A-minus
Mccomb311
Grade: B
Meridian824
Grade: B-plus
Moss Point111
Grade: B-minus
Natchez330
Grade: B-minus
New Albany210
Grade: A-minus
Ocean Springs251
Grade: B
Oxford121
Grade: C
Pascagoula211
Grade: B-plus
Pearl1119
Grade: B-plus
Philadelphia221
Grade: A-minus
Picayune211
Grade: B-plus
Pontotoc301
Grade: A
Ripley301
Grade: A-minus
Ruleville202
Grade: B
Southaven2183
Grade: B-minus
Starkville211
Grade: D
Tupelo332
Grade: D
Tylertown211
Grade: A-minus
Union201
Grade: B-plus
Vicksburg421
Grade: B
West Point211
Grade: A-minus
Whitfield300
Grade: B-minus
Wiggins211
Grade: B-plus
Yazoo City211
Grade: B-minus