Glen Oaks Nursing Center is located in Lucedale, Mississippi. It looks like this nursing home is one of the highest-graded facilities we looked at. A score of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the country. One of the major highlights of this facility's exemplary profile is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
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Glen Oaks Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Lucedale, Mississippi Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to point out that this nursing home earned near flawless inspections recently. We gave them an A+ in this category. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. When determining our nursing scores, we weigh both nursing hours and the training levels of the nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also performed well in the category of long-term care, where we gave it a score of A-. Only a select group of nursing homes fared better in this category. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.69281 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for our short-term care grade. This completed a very favorable report card. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. 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, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of patients who were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glen Oaks Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 8.7% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 3.92% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients who have sustained falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 3.33% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 16.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 24.82% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 0% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 99.35% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 10.71% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 24.98% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 0.7 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 24.98% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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