Gallaway Health and Rehab is an average-sized nursing home located in Gallaway, Tennessee. This facility was given an overall rating of F. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Gallaway. We would not blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another nursing home. However, if you want to learn more about this facility's category grades, we will discuss inspections in the next section.
Gallaway Health and Rehab
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Note: Gallaway Health and Rehab 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 - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a B- for our inspections rating. In fact, the facility received very impressive inspection report this year. Inspection grades are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. In addition to having severe deficiencies, 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
Moving on to the category of long-term care, this nursing home received a grade of just D in this area. Unfortunately, this ended up being its second best grade. Facilities that don't fare well in this category often don't provide as much nursing care and also may be lagging in some of the areas of routine medical care we looked at. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 93.63296 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is somewhat lower than we anticipated but still a decent figure. To our surprise, this nursing home was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.
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Short-term Care Quality
Sadly, this facility received an F for its short-term care grade. Short-term care grades are often used to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide better levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Considering its grade in this area, we weren't surprised to find that this facility was well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the figures we looked at. The final statistic we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 0 percent of its residents returning home.
The next category we graded is nursing. This facility received a bottom of the barrel grade of F in this area. Our nursing score is based on a variety of data points. The most heavily weighted factor is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This nursing home averaged just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home fared well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gallaway Health and Rehab Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 9.05% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 89.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gallaway Health and Rehab, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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