Cypress Cove Center is an average-sized nursing home in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A grade of this caliber requires strong marks in most areas. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all nursing homes nationally. This facility was also given strong ratings in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Cypress Cove Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well overall, this facility also received nearly flawless government inspections. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of A+. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious 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
This nursing home is also above average in the category of long-term care, where it was awarded a score of B+. It performed more favorably than most nursing homes in this area. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 96.77419 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia can be a life or death illness for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not take any chances. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a strong short-term care score. Indeed, we gave it an above average grade of B in this category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is frequently a useful measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Switching gears to the next category, this nursing home received a highly favorable nursing rating. This nursing home didn't end up having any weak areas. The nursing grade consists of many components, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cypress Cove Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cypress Cove Center, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cypress Cove Center, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term residents which suffered a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cypress Cove Center, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of long-term patients which suffered from a UTI. UTI's could be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cypress Cove Center, 19.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cypress Cove Center, 23.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cypress Cove Center, 1.27% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cypress Cove Center, 92.58% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cypress Cove Center, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cypress Cove Center, 15.91% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Cypress Cove Center, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cypress Cove Center, 15.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cypress Cove Center, 11.46 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cypress Cove Center, 73.73% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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