Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation is a large facility in Maryville, Tennessee. With an overall score of C, this is a middle of the road nursing home. Based on our analysis, this place has some redeeming qualities. The best part of this facility's report card is its remarkable inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
Registered Staff Hours
While this nursing home's overall grade was decent, it really excelled in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection grades are tied to many items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, we also would like to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home was given impressive long-term care marks this year. We gave them one of our better grades in this area, with a B. This turned out to be the nursing home's second strongest score. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.71346 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a dangerous illness for nursing home residents so we like it when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of C. Our nursing score features a variety of datapoints. The most heavily weighted variable is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility actually excelled in some of the quality measures we looked at. It performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we looked at is short-term care, which was this facility's weakest category. We gave this facility a D in this area. With our short-term care rating, we seek to create a sound measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze a nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Based on its grade in this area, we weren't stunned to find that this place is well below average in terms of the quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours offered to its patients based on the data we assessed. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who returned home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 3.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced a fall which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who have experienced urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term residents who are given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 29.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 8.67% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 89.63% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 16.71% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 26.22% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 26.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 11.37 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Foothills Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 72.9% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
Scores for Maryville, TN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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