Located in Dyersburg, Tennessee, AHC Dyersburg is one of only three nursing homes in this area. With an overall rating of A-, this facility is among the higher-rated nursing homes we looked at. We really can't say enough great things about this place. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1900 Parr Avenue,
Dyersburg TN 38024
62.92% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great facility overall, it also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were nearly flawless. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among its many elite scores, this nursing home was given a strong long-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in that category. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 99.63636 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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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. Our nursing score analyzes the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of skill of the nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home averages 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is short-term care. This nursing home was given a favorable short-term care score in our assessment, with a grade of B-. Even though this was not nearly as strong as many of its other scores, this is still a decent grade for that area. Short-term care grades are generally used to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To offer quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The last statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that just 5.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
AHC Dyersburg Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In AHC Dyersburg, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In AHC Dyersburg, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In AHC Dyersburg, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Closer supervision can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In AHC Dyersburg, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In AHC Dyersburg, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In AHC Dyersburg, 9.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In AHC Dyersburg, 89.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In AHC Dyersburg, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In AHC Dyersburg, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that mobility is important for residents' health.
In AHC Dyersburg, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In AHC Dyersburg, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In AHC Dyersburg, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In AHC Dyersburg, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
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