Benchmark Healthcare of Puryear is the only facility we found in Puryear, Tennessee. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the highest-rated nursing homes we found. A grade in this range requires first-rate scores across the board. In fact, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 50 nursing homes in Tennessee. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category scores, which are also impressive.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 32 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: BMar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also awarded this nursing home a score of A+ for its long-term care grade. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 80.76923 percent of its patients. This is somewhat less than we expected but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. This place also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had only 1.63 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing rating is based on many components, but the main one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at certain nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these areas as good indicators of the caliber of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the final area, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for its short-term care grade. This completed a very strong report card. In determining these short-term care scores, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Benchmark Healthcare of Puryear Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Provider
A+
1.49%
State
B
7.42%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.

Provider
C
4.81%
State
B
3.42%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A-
0.97%
State
B
3.24%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.

Provider
C
19.05%
State
B
14.33%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
F
41.76%
State
C
31.39%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Provider
B+
1.05%
State
B+
4.68%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
D
88.72%
State
B
90.41%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
F
26.44%
State
B-
16.38%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A
25.06%
State
B+
21.06%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B-
1.89
State
B
1.6
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
D
25.06
State
B-
21.06
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
7.99
State
B
10.12
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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(731) 642-1220
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(270) 762-1100
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Nearby Dialysis

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Dialysis Stations: 16
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Dialysis Stations: 17
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Fmc - Dialysis of Murray 10.94 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
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(270) 759-3080