Mcnairy County Health Care Center is the sole option we were able to find in Selmer, Tennessee. With an overall rating of B+, this facility should work for most prospective residents. Based on the data we reviewed, you could do much worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's impressive profile was its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Mcnairy County Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned top notch health inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our best grades in this area, with an A. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility earned an excellent nursing grade. We gave it an B+ in that category. Our nursing score focuses on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of those nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a strong short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it an above average score of B in this category. In computing our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is considered to be a reliable assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of patients that were able to return home from the facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is long-term care, where this nursing home was given a B-. This actually turned out to be this facility's worst category. This is nevertheless not a poor grade. Long-term care grades focus on a facility's assistance with daily living instead of the highly skilled nursing or medical services that are critical to a skilled nursing facility. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 98.44237 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mcnairy County Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 9.05% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 89.05% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Mcnairy County Health Care Center, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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