Harborview Health Systems Jesup is an average-sized nursing home located in Jesup, Georgia. This facility was given an A- overall, which is very good grade. As a matter of fact, this proved to be the best facility in Jesup. The best aspect of this facility's impressive profile was its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Harborview Health Systems Jesup
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a strong overall grade, we awarded this place an A+ for our inspection category. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it was awarded a grade of B. It outpaced most facilities in this area. In the area of short-term care, we try to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility submitted information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients that were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The last area we rated is nursing. We awarded this nursing home a solid score in this category, with a B-. While this wasn't as high as a few of this nursing home's other grades, it is nevertheless not a major area of concern. There are a host of criteria included in this category. Many of these subcategories relate to levels of nurse staffing. This place provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a low total compared with most nursing homes. Finally, our nursing ratings also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is generally an indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses aids to assist its patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Harborview Health Systems Jesup Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 10.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 3.1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 3.23% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 18.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 21.48% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 5.43% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 93.26% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 17.3% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 23.05% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 23.05 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 11.54 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Harborview Health Systems Jesup, 69.88% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
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