New Albany Health & Rehab Center is located in New Albany, Mississippi. This city has a total of 16,600 people. This facility is ranked among the most impressive facilities we looked at. A score of this caliber requires top-notch marks across the board. We were impressed enough to rank this nursing home as one of the top 50 nursing homes in Mississippi. One of the major highlights of this facility's stellar report card is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
New Albany Health & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This score is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this category is one of the best complements we can offer a nursing home. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
Among its many impressive scores, this nursing home was given first-rate long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in that area. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.64158 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. The nursing grade considers several datapoints. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving patients at least once a day.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to our last category, this facility was given a respectable short-term care rating. While this isn't quite as strong as a few of its other scores, this is truly not a bad grade. In determining our short-term care ratings, we assess a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This category is generally a fair assessment of the facility'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, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 4.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
New Albany Health & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients which developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 2.3% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression may indicate worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 93.75% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 18.95% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 20.82% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Some believe that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 1.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 13.63 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In New Albany Health & Rehab Center, 69.18% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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