AHC Forest Cove is one of six available facilities located in Jackson, Tennessee. Our grading system was not favorable to this nursing home, as it received an overall rating of F. Keep in mind that Jackson received a city grade of C, so should look at other options in the city as well. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category is inspections, which is discussed in the next section.
AHC Forest Cove
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
45 Forest Cove,
Jackson TN 38301
43.7% estimated occupancy 1
Note: AHC Forest Cove has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
While we graded this facility incredibly poorly overall, it received a fairly respectable inspection report this year. As a result, it received a decent grade in that category with a score of B-. Inspection scores are based on several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key item to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to the well being of residents. While this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Lastly, this nursing home was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. This is generally a really bad sign. We would never recommend this facility.
Long-term Care Quality
Incredibly, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B- for our long-term care score, which isn't a bad grade. For prospective residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination records. We were somewhat surprised to discover that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 78.01418 percent of its residents for pneumonia. On a more positive note, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
We awarded this nursing home a grade of just D for our short-term care grade. This is not one of our better scores. In forming these short-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to create a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Given its score in this area, we were not surprised to discover that this nursing home is well below average in terms of the number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the metrics we assessed. Honestly, this was what we expected here. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 0 percent of its residents returning home. This was well below average.
The final area we rated is nursing, which was this nursing home's weakest area. We gave this facility a grade of D in this category. There are several factors within this category. Most of the subcategories relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This place offered only 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident daily. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This place performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
AHC Forest Cove Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In AHC Forest Cove, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In AHC Forest Cove, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In AHC Forest Cove, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In AHC Forest Cove, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In AHC Forest Cove, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term care patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In AHC Forest Cove, 9.05% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In AHC Forest Cove, 89.05% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In AHC Forest Cove, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In AHC Forest Cove, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In AHC Forest Cove, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations 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 AHC Forest Cove, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In AHC Forest Cove, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Jackson, TN
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Jackson, Tennessee has 5 other nursing homes
- Jackson-Madison County General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.44 miles away620 Skyline Drive Jackson Tennessee 38301Government - Hospital District or Authority(731) 541-5000
- Milan General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 19.77 miles away4039 Highland St Milan Tennessee 38358Government - Local(731) 686-1591
- North Jackson Dialysis1.55 miles away217 Sterling Farms Dr Jackson Tennessee 38305CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (731) 664-7444
- Dci Jackson2.34 miles away93 Ridgecrest Rd Jackson Tennessee 38305CMS Rating: 1 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (731) 668-0800
- Davita South Jackson4.52 miles away46 Harts Bridge Road Jackson Tennessee 38301CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (731) 422-9568
- Total Renal Care, Inc.11.57 miles away210 Grace Cv Medina Tennessee 38355Dialysis Stations: 12 (731) 783-0527
- Humboldt Dialysis13.59 miles away2214 Osborne Humboldt Tennessee 38343CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (731) 824-2742
- Dci Humboldt13.81 miles away2749 N Central Ave Humboldt Tennessee 38343Dialysis Stations: 17 (731) 784-4384