3151-a Knollwood Drive, Mobile AL 36693 · (251) 661-7608 · 96.47% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 10, 2019 · By Nick Lata
Knollwood Healthcare is located in Mobile, Alabama. The city provides a variety of available nursing homes. Featuring an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a fine option. While a B is a perfectly good score, it is worth noting that Mobile is one of the better cities in Alabama to find a nursing home. You should be able to find a high quality nursing home in this city. This place's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 71 Beds
For profit - Individual
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Our nursing rating is largely associated with a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given a strong short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B+. In the area of short-term care, we strive to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is long-term care. For this category, we awarded this nursing home a B-. Our long-term care scores are more important for residents requiring more traditional assistance related to activities of daily living. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were not able to track down information about this nursing home's vaccination rates. Finally, this facility keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.