LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center is a facility located in Sevierville, Tennessee, which has a total of 50,180 people. This facility has the distinction of being one of the five best facilities in Tennessee. In addition, this facility is located in a hospital, which often means the facility offers a wider array of medical services. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its inspection grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.
LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its favorable overall score, we awarded this place an A+ for our inspection category. Inspection scores are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded an A+ long-term care grade, rendering it one of the few facilities to be given several A+ category grades. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing grade includes many datapoints, but the paramount one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for our short-term care score. This wrapped up a first-rate report card. Our short-term care grades are crucial for prospective residents requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires more highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return home from this facility. We found that 5.9 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term stay patients which sustained a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 29.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8.67% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 89.63% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 16.71% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 26.22% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 26.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 11.37 Percentage of Patients
This metric 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 LeConte Health and Rehabilitation Center, 72.9% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
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