Located in Cullman, Alabama, Cullman Health & Rehab Center is one of only three available facilities in the area. This nursing home received an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average grade. You can certainly do much worse than this nursing home. This facility is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Cullman Health & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1607 Main Ave Ne,
Cullman AL 35055
69.26% estimated occupancy 1
- 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
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ inspections recently. Its inspections were nearly perfect. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This indicates that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility was given strong scores in the category of long-term care as well. In fact, it received one of our best grades in that category with a score of A. When facilities receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing category is based on quite a few components, many of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed was short-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a solid grade of C. This proved to be this facility's least impressive category. Short-term care ratings are based on the nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. It does not look like this nursing home provided registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. Finally, we considered the number of residents who returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was actually well below the national average.
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, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 19.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 23.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents which were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 1.27% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 92.58% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 15.91% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels. Some believe that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 15.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cullman Health & Rehab Center, 11.46 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient well-being during 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