Dunbar Village Terrace is a small nursing home located in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi. With an A overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the nation. This is really as good of a nursing home as you'll find. Scroll down to find this place's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A report card.
Dunbar Village Terrace
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home has received near flawless government inspections recently. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also performed well in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Not many facilities received a better grade in this category. Short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 6.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Nursing ratings are based in large part on nurse staffing levels. This particular nursing home 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final category, this nursing home also was awarded an impressive long-term care score, with an A-. This completed a rare straight A profile. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dunbar Village Terrace Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which had a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced a UTI. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents which were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 2.3% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 93.75% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 18.95% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 20.82% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 1.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 13.63 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 69.18% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
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