Cook Senior Living Center is the sole facility located in Adel, Georgia. We gave this nursing home an B+ overall grade, ranking it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. This facility definitely has plenty of good features. This nursing home also received very consistent grades in each of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
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Cook Senior Living Center
- 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
- Non profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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On top of performing well overall, this facility received nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it earned one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded strong marks in the category of long-term care as well. Indeed, we awarded it one of our highest scores in that area with a area of A-. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 97.583084 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this facility, we awarded them one of our more positive scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B. In calculating our short-term care grades, we analyze a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is considered to be a meaningful assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 4.7 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
The next category we rated was nursing. In that area, we gave this nursing home a favorable grade of B. We analyzed the levels of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time the nurses were with patients, in calculating our grade in this category. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Georgia in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a resident more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cook Senior Living Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cook Senior Living Center, 10.15% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cook Senior Living Center, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients which experienced falls which resulted in major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cook Senior Living Center, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of long-term care patients which sustained UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cook Senior Living Center, 18.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for many medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cook Senior Living Center, 20.07% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cook Senior Living Center, 4.8% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cook Senior Living Center, 94.56% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cook Senior Living Center, 16.73% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cook Senior Living Center, 17.19% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.
In Cook Senior Living Center, 1.66 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cook Senior Living Center, 17.19 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cook Senior Living Center, 11.58 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cook Senior Living Center, 68.99% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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