Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Ideal, Georgia. This facility received an overall grade of B, which is a good rating. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
201 Poplar Street,
Ideal GA 31041
86.81% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also received top notch inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our higher grades in that area, with an A+. Our inspection scores are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem 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
Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this area. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its third best category grade in the category of short-term care. We gave this facility a grade of B- in this area, which is a reasonably acceptable grade. In determining our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is frequently a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this is below average.
The next category we looked at was nursing, which proved to be this facility's worst area. We awarded this facility a grade of D in this area. Naturally, this category pulled down the facility's overall profile to a certain degree. Our nursing grade is based on a variety of factors. The most heavily weighted variable is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home provides 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which is slightly below the national average. Although this place didn't excel in the area of nursing hours, it actually surprised us in a few of the quality-based assessments in the nursing category, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed better than average in this metric, which is one redeeming quality we found in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 10.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 3.08% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 3.2% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols reduces the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 18.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 21.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 5.36% of Patients
This is the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 93.3% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 17.29% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Many argue this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 23.16% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is important for patients well-being.
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 23.16 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Miona Geriatric & Dementia Center, 69.86% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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