Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center is a small non-profit nursing home in Montgomery, Alabama. With an overall rating of B+, this facility should work for most people. You can certainly do much worse than this place. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its nursing rating. Nursing grades are discussed in the next section
Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center
- Nursing Home
- For Children
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
2048 W Fairview Ave,
Montgomery AL 36108
78.27% estimated occupancy 1
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A. The nursing rating consists of quite a few datapoints, most of which are based on levels of 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 nursing home 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 often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's quality category scores came in the area of long-term care. We gave them one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a grade of B+. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 99.4382 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This nursing home also performed at a high level in the area of inspections. It earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. It received one of our highest grades in that category with a grade of B+. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. 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.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we looked at is short-term care. We gave this facility a decent score in that category, with a B-. Although this isn't on par with many of its other scores, it is nevertheless nothing to be ashamed of. With our short-term care category, we endeavor to craft a fair gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess a facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. It doesn't look like this facility submitted information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 19.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 23.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 1.27% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 92.58% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Father Purcell Memorial Exceptional Children's Center, 12.92% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Scores for Montgomery, AL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- 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-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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