Glen Oaks Nursing Center is located in Lucedale, Mississippi. This facility received an A- overall, which is among the top grades we offer. A score in this range requires superb marks across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the country. The best part of this facility's strong profile was its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Glen Oaks Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Occupational Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Lucedale, Mississippi Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are quite minor. 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
On the list of its many dominant grades, this nursing home was given a top-shelf long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A- in this category. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care scores this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better grades in that area, with a score of B+. With our short-term care category, we strive to create a valuable barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze a nursing home's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. We were not able to locate registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The final item we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
The last area we graded was nursing. In that category, we awarded this facility a decent grade of B-. This ended up being this facility's worst category. The nursing rating includes many factors, but the main consideration is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This place provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Lastly, while this nursing home got docked a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it excelled in a few of our quality measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed well in this subcategory.
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, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by poor nursing care. Better nursing care limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 2.3% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression may indicate lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 93.75% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 18.95% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 20.82% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term residents that maintained mobility.
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 1.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glen Oaks Nursing Center, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
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