Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home is a very-small non-profit facility in Macy, Nebraska. With an overall score of B, this is a very respectable facility. You could definitely do much worse than this place. We were also pleased to find that this facility didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
P O Box 250,
Macy NE 68039
53.2% estimated occupancy 1
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. In computing our nursing grades, we factor in both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0 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 nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving residents at least once a day.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a strong short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B+. Our short-term care scores are probably more critical for folks in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires additional highly-skilled nursing services. This includes not just nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we considered the number of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded is long-term care. We gave it a C in that area. This is not a bad grade in this area. In computing our long-term care grades, we scrutinize the personal care offered to the nursing home's residents. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 89.47369 percent of its patients. This is significantly below average. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 5.27% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 3.66% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 18.62% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 19.92% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 4.32% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 93.19% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 14.85% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 18.85% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carl T Curtis Health Education Center Nursing Home, 18.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.