Located in Mendenhall, Mississippi, Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall is the only option located in this area. With an overall grade of B+, this facility should work for most prospective residents. At the end of the day, this facility looks like a solid choice for most people. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a score of A for our long-term care score. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses aids. After we finished assessing the quantity of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 95.30201 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous health condition for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our nursing rating is primarily associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning patients more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is short-term care, which turned out to be this facility's worst category. We gave this facility a grade of D in that category. Nevertheless, we would not assess this facility solely on this area, as it had some very strong scores in other categories. In our short-term care category, we attempt to craft a meaningful measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the facility's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. We found that this nursing home was below average in multiple staffing metrics we focus on. It supplied fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than most other facilities. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who returned home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 3.5 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 10.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care patients which have pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that experienced a fall resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who suffered from urinary tract infections. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 2.34% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 93.38% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 23.26% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 23.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 13.82 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bedford Care Center of Mendenhall, 68.23% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.