Claiborne County Senior Care is a small nursing home located in Port Gibson, Mississippi. With an A- overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. At the end of the day, this nursing home ought to be a wonderful choice for most people. More information on this facility's category grades is available below. Its best category was long-term care, which is discussed in the next paragraph.
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Claiborne County Senior Care
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our long-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 92.936806 percent of its patients. This is a bit less than we expected but still a decent percentage. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A. Inspection scores are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's inspections. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the category of nursing care, with a grade of B-. While this wasn't its finest category score, this isn't a bad score either. In calculating a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the number of hours nurses spend with patients as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, nursing ratings also factor in quality-based assessments, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this facility performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls could be avoided if a facility provides enough nurses to assist its residents.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we analyzed is short-term care, in which this facility was awarded a grade of B-. This proved to be this nursing home's least impressive category. This is still not a major area of concern. In computing our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This category is often a useful measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients that returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Claiborne County Senior Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 10.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 3.39% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients which have sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 21.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are used for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 1.78% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 93.49% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 18.69% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 17.05% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 2.16 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 17.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Claiborne County Senior Care, 15.26 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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