Bedford Care Center of Picayune is a small nursing home located in Picayune, Mississippi. It looks like this nursing home is among the more impressive nursing homes we assessed. A grade of this caliber requires very strong marks across the board. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all facilities in the United States. Scroll down to see this nursing home's category ratings, which are also impressive. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Bedford Care Center of Picayune
- Nursing Home
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
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place ended up being a great nursing home is that it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this area. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information on deficiency's for this nursing home. We would like to have more information about this facility. Without information regarding deficiencies, it is challenging to grade this facility in the area of inspections.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. This proved to be its second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this nursing home an A-. Our nursing rating is primarily based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at 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 Mississippi in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving a resident at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility was given a favorable long-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better scores in that area with a grade of B+. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to minimize unnecessary hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.04 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this nursing home received an excellent short-term care rating. Even though this wasn't as elite as a few of its other grades, this is still one of our more favorable grades a facility can receive. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is generally a reliable assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.5 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bedford Care Center of Picayune Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 10.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be misleading for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term stay residents that are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 2.34% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression. High rates of depression could indicate lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 93.38% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 23.26% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is critical to residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 23.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 13.82 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bedford Care Center of Picayune, 68.23% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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