Diversicare of Martin is one of just a few available facilities located in Martin, Tennessee. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B. A score of this caliber requires respectable scores in most areas. Based on our assessment, this place looks like a good fit for most people. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
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Diversicare of Martin
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this facility also earned first-rate health inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our better grades in this area, with an A+. Our inspection ratings are based on items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this area typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies an imminent threat to resident safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Building on its impressive profile, this facility also excelled in the area of nursing. In fact, we awarded it an B for that category. Nursing scores are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility's third most favorable area was its long-term care grade, where it was given a B-. In the area of long-term care, we analyze the quantity of care offered by a nursing home, rather than more healthcare-oriented services. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 93.181816 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat less than we were hoping for but still a respectable figure. On a more positive note, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we rated was short-term care. For this category, we awarded this facility a grade of C. Our short-term care grades are vital for residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Martin Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Martin, 5.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Martin, 4.22% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Martin, 2.05% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Martin, 21.03% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Martin, 33.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term patients that are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Martin, 1.01% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Martin, 96.01% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Martin, 11.58% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Martin, 10.72% of Residents
This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Diversicare of Martin, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Diversicare of Martin, 10.72% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Diversicare of Martin, 12.94% of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Diversicare of Martin, 80.2% of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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