Beech Tree Manor is a facility located in Jellico, Tennessee, a city with a total of 3,126 people. With an overall score of B-, this is a decent nursing home. You could definitely do worse than this place. The best part of this facility's report card was its stellar inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Beech Tree Manor
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Catheter Care
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was decent, it really excelled in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information 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 should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
The next best category we gave this nursing home in any area came in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a B-. Our short-term care scores are thought to be more important for those in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally requires additional skilled nursing services. This means not merely nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. The final statistic we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility received its third best category score in the category of long-term care. We awarded this nursing home a B- in this category, which is a respectable score. For residents in need of a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. We were optimistic to learn that this facility vaccinated 96.77419 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
This nursing home's weakest area is nursing, which is the final area we analyzed. For this area, we awarded this facility a grade of D. There are numerous data points included in this area. Many of these criteria are tied to staffing levels. This nursing home offered only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is well below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing ratings. This place fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Beech Tree Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Beech Tree Manor, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Beech Tree Manor, 3.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who have suffered falls leading to serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Beech Tree Manor, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint could also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Beech Tree Manor, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for treating several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Beech Tree Manor, 29.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Beech Tree Manor, 8.67% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Beech Tree Manor, 89.63% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Beech Tree Manor, 16.71% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Beech Tree Manor, 26.22% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Beech Tree Manor, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Beech Tree Manor, 26.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Beech Tree Manor, 11.37 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Beech Tree Manor, 72.9% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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