Diversicare of Tylertown is a nursing home in Tylertown, Mississippi. The city has a population of 12,837 people. With an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is among the higher-graded nursing homes we looked at. You flat out can not do any better than this place. This place also received very consistent scores in all of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
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Diversicare of Tylertown
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 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 Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Best Nursing Home in Tylertown, Mississippi Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Tylertown, Mississippi Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Tylertown, Mississippi Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home earned near flawless inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was superb in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a score of A-. Few facilities received a better grade in this area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we assessed the amount of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a dangerous ailment for nursing home residents so we prefer when a facility doesn't take any chances. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. When calculating our nursing ratings, we analyze both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of the nurses. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to 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 final category we looked at proved to be this facility's weakest category. However, even its worst category would actually be a highlight for most nursing homes. We gave it an above average grade of B in short-term care. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Tylertown Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 5.56% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 4.55% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are often linked to poor nursing care. Better nursing protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 1.36% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 3.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 6.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 0.79% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 100% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 7.41% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 12.38% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 12.38% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Diversicare of Tylertown, 82.44% of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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