Floy Dyer Nursing Home is a small facility in Houston, Mississippi. This turns out to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. This place definitely has plenty going for it. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.
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Floy Dyer Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
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In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, this facility really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Not many facilities performed better in this category. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. While this nursing home had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Our nursing score is primarily associated with a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also was given favorable short-term care grades in our assessment. Indeed, we gave it one of our more favorable scores in that category, with a grade of B. Our short-term care scores are critical for prospective residents seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities 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 last measure we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to the final area, this facility was given a respectable long-term care score of C. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. We were disappointed to learn that this nursing home vaccinated only 80 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Nevertheless, this facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 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.
Floy Dyer Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 10.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 3.39% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 2.89% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. However, this statistic may be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 21.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients which are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 1.78% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Higher levels of depression could reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 93.49% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 18.69% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 17.05% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 2.16 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 17.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 15.26 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Floy Dyer Nursing Home, 67.34% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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