Bayview Nursing Home is located in Nahunta, Georgia. The city has 5,237 people. We gave it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack grade. At the end of the day, this facility should be a solid choice for quite a few people. We were also pleased to discover that this place was consistent in all of the other areas we looked at. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Bayview Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection grades account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without having complete deficiency related data for this facility, it is a challenge to really assess the place in terms of this category.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a strong grade in long-term care. This facility earned a grade of B in this area, which is one of our more favorable grades. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility received its third most favorable category grade in the category of short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of C in this category, which is an acceptable score. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of residents that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 5 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The last area we looked at was nursing. This nursing home was given a grade of C in this category. Our nursing grade is based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures. While this nursing home got docked a bit for nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in a few of these quality-based metrics. With less than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it fared well in this statistic. This is typically an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of moving patients more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bayview Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bayview Nursing Home, 10.15% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffer from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bayview Nursing Home, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percent of long-term patients who suffered a fall leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bayview Nursing Home, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients that sustained urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bayview Nursing Home, 18.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bayview Nursing Home, 20.07% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bayview Nursing Home, 4.8% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bayview Nursing Home, 94.56% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bayview Nursing Home, 16.73% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bayview Nursing Home, 17.19% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Bayview Nursing Home, 1.66 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to preserving the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bayview Nursing Home, 17.19 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bayview Nursing Home, 11.58 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bayview Nursing Home, 68.99% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.