Gibson Health and Rehabilitation is in Gibson, Georgia. The city has a population of 2,138 people. This is a well above average facility, with an overall grade of B+. As far as we can see, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home did not have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
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Gibson Health and Rehabilitation
- 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
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is simply as good as it gets in this very important category. Arguably the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This place was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered severe. This means that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a favorable long-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better scores in that area with a score of B+. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 98.56459 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. Our nursing score looks at the facility's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of the nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.3 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 nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we scored was short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a B-. This actually proved to be this nursing home's worst category. This is nevertheless not a terrible score. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents 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.
Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 10.15% 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 residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients that have suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 18.35% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 20.07% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 4.8% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 94.56% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 16.73% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 17.19% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 17.19 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gibson Health and Rehabilitation, 68.99% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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