NHC HealthCare Oakwood is a small nursing home in Lewisburg, Tennessee. We awarded this facility an A overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on our ratings, this place is simply as good as it gets. This place also received very consistent scores in each of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
NHC HealthCare Oakwood
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
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 Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Lymphedema Care
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Lewisburg, Tennessee Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Lewisburg, Tennessee Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Lewisburg, Tennessee Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. In determining a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are seeing patients and the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Tennessee in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a patient at least once a day.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we gave this facility an A for inspections. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next area, this facility received an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- in that category. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After considering the amount of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 98.113205 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is often a life threatening illness for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not take any chances. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we rated was short-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home an impressive grade of B. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to formulate a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
NHC HealthCare Oakwood Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 9.05% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 89.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In NHC HealthCare Oakwood, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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