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.
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Dunbar Village Terrace
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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 exemplary nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A+. Only a small group of facilities performed better in this area. Our short-term care grades are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last statistic we looked at in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Nursing grades are largely tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the last category, this facility was awarded a highly favorable long-term care rating. In fact, we gave it an A- in that category, rounding out a straight A profile. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 96.710526 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dunbar Village Terrace Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 16.36% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 1.97% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who had a fall which resulted in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 10.07% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term residents which have experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 13.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 30.48% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 2.07% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 98.36% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 18.63% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 20.37% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 20.37% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 13.11% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dunbar Village Terrace, 65.45% of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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