Nhc Healthcare, Columbia is an average-sized nursing home located in Columbia, Tennessee. This facility is one of the most elite nursing homes we assessed. Being awarded an A+ in our rating system requires superb marks across the board. We were not surprised to discover that this is actually the number one rated facility in the city. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's exemplary profile is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

One of the many reasons this ended up being a quality nursing home is it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is just about as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. This facility was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. The nursing rating is based on numerous datapoints. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spend with residents. With 4 hours of nursing care per resident daily, this place was above the national average. Lastly, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality measures we assessed in this category. It performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: A+May 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility was awarded a high-end grade of A in our short-term care category. Our short-term care scores are likely most critical for those in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who returned home from this nursing home. This place outperformed most nursing homes in the nation in this area with 55 percent of its patients returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

The last area we assessed is long-term care, where this nursing home received a grade of A. This topped off a very impressive profile. Few facilities received an A- or better in all four categories. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 95.9375 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home does not roll the dice on this issue. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.56 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Nhc Healthcare, Columbia Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.

Provider
B+
5.69%
State
B
7.42%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B+
2.5%
State
B
3.42%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
B
1.92%
State
B
3.24%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
B
12.9%
State
B
14.33%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
D
31.23%
State
C
31.39%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
B
1.97%
State
B+
4.68%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Provider
B
97.39%
State
B
90.41%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
D
20.42%
State
B-
16.38%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.

Provider
A+
26.2%
State
B+
21.06%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A-
1.35
State
B
1.6
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.

Provider
F
26.2
State
B-
21.06
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Provider
A-
7.11
State
B
10.12
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
B
69.41%
State
B-
66.74%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Maury Regional Hospital 0.98 mi
1224 Trotwood Ave Columbia Tennessee 38401
(931) 381-1111
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
Behavioral Healthcare Center at Columbia 1.32 mi
1400 Rosewood Drive Columbia Tennessee 38401
(931) 388-6573
Psychiatric
Proprietary
Marshall Medical Center 18.97 mi
1080 North Ellington Parkway Lewisburg Tennessee 37091
(931) 359-6276
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc Columbia 1.47 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 42
861 West James Campbell Blvd Columbia Tennessee 38401
(931) 380-9099
Columbia Dialysis 1.66 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
1705 Grove Drive Columbia Tennessee 38401
(931) 381-4445
Fresenius Medical Care Columbia Franklin, LLC 14.41 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
8048 Station Hill Dr Spring Hill Tennessee 37174
(931) 489-9009
Dialysis Associates, LLC 18.82 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
1030 War Eagle Drive Lewisburg Tennessee 37091
(931) 359-1940