Capitol Hill Healthcare Center is one of eight facilities in Montgomery, Alabama. This turns out to be a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. We were pleased to learn that this matched the average grade of facilities in Montgomery, which is one of the better cities in Alabama to find a nursing home. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any weak links in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Capitol Hill Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection scores are based on many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, it does not look like we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our long-term care grade. For residents looking for a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 93.5806 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be a few points below what we were hoping for but still a respectable figure. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this facility, we gave them one of our better grades in our short-term care category as well, with a grade of B. Our short-term care grades are crucial for residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires more skilled nursing. This includes a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Unfortunately, we were not able to find information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final category we assessed was nursing, in which this nursing home was given a grade of B-. Even though this wound up being its worst category rating, this is still not a poor grade. We scrutinized the levels of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time the nurses worked with residents, in determining our rating in this category. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Finally, nursing scores also factor in quality-based measures, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Some falls could be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses aids to assist its residents.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Capitol Hill Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay residents which had a fall which resulted in severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who had UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 19.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 23.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents which were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 1.35% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 91.96% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 13.45% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 18.12% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels.
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 1.46 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 important to the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 18.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 11.48 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 Capitol Hill Healthcare Center, 72.53% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Montgomery, AL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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