Henry County Healthcare Center is in Paris, Tennessee. The city has a total of 20,151 people. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is one of our higher ratings. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top third of all facilities in the nation. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Henry County Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to point out that this nursing home has received near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Inspection scores are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was superb in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A-. Very few facilities fared better in this area. In determining our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility is also strong in the area of long-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this area. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The final area we looked at is nursing. This nursing home received a favorable nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B-. While this was not as strong as several of its other scores, this remains a respectable rating for that area. The nursing category includes quite a few components, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This place provides only 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a somewhat alarming figure as it is well below the national average. Lastly, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based metrics, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this facility performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is generally a good indicator that a nursing home has quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a nursing home supplies enough nurses aids to assist its patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Henry County Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term residents which developed pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 3.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 29.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 8.67% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 89.63% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 16.71% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 26.22% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 26.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 11.37 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Henry County Healthcare Center, 72.9% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
- Henry County Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.08 miles away301 Tyson Av Paris Tennessee 38242Government - Hospital District or Authority(731) 642-1220
- Baptist Memorial Hospital - Carroll CountyAcute Care Hospitals 19.75 miles away631 Rb Wilson Dr Huntingdon Tennessee 38344Voluntary non-profit - Private(731) 986-4461
- Camden General HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.97 miles away175 Hospital Drive Camden Tennessee 38320Government - Hospital District or Authority(731) 584-0109