Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
311 West Cherry Street, Ackerman MS 39735 · (662) 285-3257 · 87.12% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Mar 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a small government-owned facility located in Ackerman, Mississippi. After receiving an A overall grade, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 50 best nursing homes in Mississippi. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. As you can see below, this facility also performed well in our category grades. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 73 Beds
Government - City/county
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 grades weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. It doesn't appear that we were able to find deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To complement its top-shelf accomplishments in other areas, we awarded this facility a score of A for its long-term care grade. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. This facility knocked it out of the park in this area.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. We analyzed the licensure of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses worked with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This nursing home provides 4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is higher than the level of care offered by most facilities. Lastly, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any facility the country when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We view these datapoints as predictive indicators of the quality of nursing care offered.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed is short-term care, where this facility was awarded a grade of B+. This completed a first-rate report card. Only a select few facilities received a B+ or higher in every category. Our short-term care grade is typically used to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.