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.
Haleyville Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to point out the fact that this nursing home fared very well in our long-term care rating. We gave them a dominant grade of A+ in this area. 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 reside on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Nursing ratings are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of moving a patient more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we assessed is short-term care. This facility received a favorable nursing rating in our assessment, with a grade of B. Even though this wasn't nearly as dominant as several of its other category grades, this is still one of the more impressive grades for this area. With our short-term care grade, we try to craft a sound measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze the nursing home's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.1 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, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 19.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 23.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 1.35% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 91.96% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 13.45% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 18.12% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that remained mobile levels. Many would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 18.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 11.48 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Haleyville Health Care Center, 72.53% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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