Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center is in Monroeville, Alabama. Sporting an overall score of A-, this is without a doubt a very strong nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 25 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card was its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this ended up being a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this very important area. Inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have 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 found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS did not 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.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing score is mostly tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also received favorable long-term care grades in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded them one of our more favorable grades in that category, with a score of B+. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 54.69388 percent of its residents. This is a bit less than we were hoping for but still a respectable percentage. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, at least this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we graded was short-term care, in which this nursing home was awarded a B. Believe it or not, this turned out to be this facility's worst area. A nursing home is doing something right when their weakest score still beats out most other facilities. In calculating our short-term care scores, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is frequently a fair assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 9.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 3.25% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 19.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 23.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 1.35% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 91.96% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 13.45% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 18.12% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 18.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 11.48 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Monroe Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center, 72.53% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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