Crowne Health Care of Springhill
3712 Dauphin St, Mobile AL 36608 · (251) 304-3013 · 41.73% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Crowne Health Care of Springhill is one of a variety of options to choose from in Mobile, Alabama. With an A overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the nation. In our view, this facility ought to be a no brainer for most people. Headlining this place's exemplary report card is its short-term care rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 46 Beds
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. In calculating our short-term care grades, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our purpose is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. This facility excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average nursing home. This is an excellent sign. The last measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in Alabama in this area with 62.5 percent of its residents returning home.
This facility also received an A+ inspection score, making it one of the few facilities to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. This is based on the nursing home's inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. 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 inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. When calculating our nursing grades, we look at both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of those nurses. This facility provided 5.8 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This was one of the higher totals we found. In addition, a significant portion of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any nursing home in the state in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We look at these datapoints as reliable indicators of the caliber of nursing care being provided.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at turned out to be this facility's poorest category. Nevertheless, even in its worst category we still gave it a respectable grade of B- in our long-term care category. Long-term care grades are crucial for patients needing personal care. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We weren't able to track down this place's vaccination data. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Crowne Health Care of Springhill Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better