Jefferson County Nursing Home is a small government-owned facility in Fayette, Mississippi. We gave this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the nation. This is just about as good of a nursing home as you'll find. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category grades, which are also strong.
Jefferson County Nursing Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
910 Main Street,
Fayette MS 39069
56.83% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite facility overall, this nursing home also performed well in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes fared this well in this category. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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
This nursing home also received a top-shelf long-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being its second strongest category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a score of A. When nursing homes receive this type of score in this category it is typically a good sign for patient care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After looking at the very impressive nursing hours and other staffing provided by this nursing home, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Lastly, we looked at the nursing home's number of hospitalizations. We found that this facility had 3.31 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Although this wasn't as impressive as some of its other scores in this area, this number may be skewed for some nursing homes based on the preexisting medical conditions of patients.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing grade features many subcategories. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility offers extremely high levels of nursing care, averaging 5.4 hours per resident on a daily basis. This is more nursing care than nearly any other facility provides. Finally, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. For example, in terms of the number of its patients suffering falls leading to serious injury, this place performed as well as any facility in the nation. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the last category, this nursing home also excelled in the short-term care category. In fact, we gave it a B+ for this category. This completed a very strong profile. Short-term care grades are generally employed to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To offer highly rated rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. It performed respectably in this area with 48.9 percent of its residents returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Jefferson County Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 10.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 3.22% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents that suffered falls leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 20.29% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 22.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 2.28% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many argue that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 93.89% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 23.12% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 1.72 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 23.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Jefferson County Nursing Home, 13.75 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
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