Dadeville Healthcare Center is a senior living facility in Dadeville, Alabama, a city with a population of 8,269 people. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is one of our higher ratings. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the United States. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
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Dadeville Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Respite Care
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Our inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 90.58172 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is somewhat lower than we were hoping for but still a respectable figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. The nursing score features several subcategories. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This facility provided 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 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 prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we graded is short-term care. In this category, we gave this nursing home a decent grade of B-. This proved to be this facility's weakest category. In determining our short-term care scores, we scrutinize a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is typically a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this category is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that just 4.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dadeville Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 9.43% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely 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 Dadeville Healthcare Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. However, this metric may also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 19.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 23.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 1.24% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 91.17% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 13.58% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 14.98% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels. Some argue that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 14.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 10.28 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dadeville Healthcare Center, 76.71% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.