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Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center

  • Nursing Home
  • For Children

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center's website

2048 W Fairview Ave,
Montgomery AL 36108

(334) 834-5590

73.62% estimated occupancy 1

Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center is a small non-profit nursing home in Montgomery, Alabama. With an overall rating of A-, this facility is among the higher-rated facilities we looked at. In our view, this facility is a great choice for most people. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A

In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in nursing, where it received an A. In determining our nursing grades, we look at both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place 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 many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection grades. One of those factors is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite minor. This particular nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also received an impressive long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B+ in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the final area, this facility also was awarded a first-rate short-term care grade, with a B+. This finished off a very impressive profile. Short-term care grades are generally used to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To have highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this facility submitted registered nurse or physical therapist staffing data. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 19.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 23.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 1.35% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are showing symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 91.96% of Patients

This is the percent of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 13.45% Percentage of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Scores for Montgomery, AL

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A

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Nearby Dialysis

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