Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade is located in Crossville, Tennessee, a city with 50,276 people. Sporting an overall grade of A+, this facility is ranked among the best nursing homes we looked at. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is a no brainer for just about anybody. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category grades, which look to be equally impressive as its overall score.
Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Crossville, Tennessee Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Crossville, Tennessee Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Crossville, Tennessee Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. Our nursing score is based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with residents. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its short-term care grade. Short-term care ratings are meaningful for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires additional skilled nursing. This includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility 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. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a top-shelf long-term care grade. This actually is this nursing home's third best category grade. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 98.42519 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Finishing off this nursing home's impressive resume, we gave this facility an A- for our inspections rating. With this grade, the facility completes its straight A report card. Our inspection scores are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 9.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 89.05% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who retained mobility levels. Some would argue that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Good Samaritan Society - Fairfield Glade, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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