Located in Cullman, Alabama, Cullman Health & Rehab Center is one of only two available facilities in the area. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is a high-end grade. As far as we can see, this facility looks like a great choice for most people. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
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Cullman Health & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many impressive scores, this nursing home was awarded first-rate long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A- in this area. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. In determining a nursing home's nursing rating, we assess the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents and the level of skill of those nurses. This nursing home provides 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we analyzed is short-term care. This nursing home was awarded an above average nursing rating this year, with a grade of B. Even though this wasn't quite as elite as a few of its other scores, this is nevertheless one of our more favorable grades in that category. In the area of short-term care, we strive to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. It doesn't look like this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Finally, we considered the number of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cullman Health & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 10.95% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 0.78% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 16.87% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 19.66% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents who were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 0% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are showing signs of depression. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 100% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 7.94% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 8.89% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 8.89% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 88.1% of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
- Cullman Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 2.44 miles away1912 Alabama Highway 157 Cullman Alabama 35058Government - Hospital District or Authority(256) 737-2000
- Dci Cullman0.93 miles away1734 Eva Road Ne Cullman Alabama 35055CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (256) 734-3055
- Renal Treatment Centers Southeast Lp2.6 miles away1830 Lee Ave Sw Suite B-D Cullman Alabama 35055Dialysis Stations: 10 (256) 736-9276
- Dialysis Clinic, Inc.3.32 miles away208 Broadway Dr Sw Cullman Alabama 35055Dialysis Stations: 10 (256) 737-8222
- Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc.6.82 miles away1850 Parkland Dr Ne Cullman Alabama 35058Dialysis Stations: 10 (256) 736-1051