Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne is in Fort Payne, Alabama, a city with 21,205 people. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this is clearly an impressive nursing home. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong here. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a great nursing home overall, it also earned A+ inspections recently. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area tend to have very few severe deficiencies. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. The nursing grade considers numerous factors. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its strong assessment, this nursing home also received an excellent long-term care grade, with a grade of A-. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is usually a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.4382 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we graded was short-term care, in which this facility was given a grade of B-. Although this ended up being its lowest category score, this is still a middle of the pack score. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of residents that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 6.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 4.78% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who have suffered a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 5.17% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 35.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 31.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 0.3% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 99.72% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 8.14% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed more 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 deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 11.09% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 11.09% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 8.86% of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Crowne Health Care of Ft Payne, 58.42% of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements.
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