Located in Fulton, Mississippi, Courtyards Comm Living Center is one of only two available nursing homes in the area. This turns out to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. At the end of the day, this place looks like a good fit for quite a few people. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Courtyards Comm Living Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
907 East Walker Street/PO Box 69,
Fulton MS 38843
79.24% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Not many facilities fared better in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. Our nursing score is primarily based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics 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 Mississippi in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as having a policy of moving a patient at least once a day.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a middle of the pack score in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of C. In crafting these long-term care ratings, we assess the facility's personal care services. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. We were optimistic to learn that this facility vaccinated 98.8764 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the fourth category, this facility was given a respectable short-term care grade of C. Short-term care grades are crucial for people seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Courtyards Comm Living Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that experienced falls leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that had UTI's. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 2.3% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients showing signs of depression. Some experts believe that this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 93.75% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 18.95% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 20.82% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 13.63 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Courtyards Comm Living Center, 69.18% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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