Haleyville Health Care Center is in Haleyville, Alabama. This facility is one of the top nursing homes we looked at. A score of this caliber requires top-notch scores across the board. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the top 50 nursing homes in Alabama. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's exemplary profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.
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Haleyville Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
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
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2020
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall score, this facility received an A+ inspection grade. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can offer a nursing home. Inspection grades are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Nursing grades are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its remarkable profile, this facility also was awarded a strong long-term care grade, with a score of A-. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life or death illness for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our last area, this facility was awarded a highly favorable short-term care grade. While this is not nearly as good as several of its other grades, this is nevertheless one of our better scores a facility can receive. Short-term care grades are typically employed to measure a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have higher levels of highly skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.9 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Haleyville Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 1.09% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 1.41% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are often the result of poor nursing care. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 2.42% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 17.42% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 24.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 0% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents showing symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 100% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 10.89% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 8.84% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 0.03 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 8.84% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 10.17% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 88.63% of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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