Park Rest Hardin County Health Center is a very-small government-owned facility in Savannah, Tennessee. We gave this nursing home a C overall, which is not a bad score. This is comparable with the city grade in Savannah, which is a B-. Based on all of the relevant data, there are certainly much worse facilities out there. One of the major highlights of this facility's report card is its exemplary inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Park Rest Hardin County Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a positive grade in long-term care. This nursing home earned a B+ in this area, which turns out to be one of our higher scores. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care scores. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 90.85714 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat below what we expected but still a decent percentage. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Sadly, this facility only earned a grade of D for its short-term care grade, which is not one of our better scores. In the category of short-term care, we strive to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. With a grade this poor for this area, we weren't surprised to discover this facility was below average in the two key staffing metrics we looked at. The facility supplied substantially fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than most other facilities. Finally, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. This definitely was not a strength for this nursing home. We found that just 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, around half of their residents are able to return home so this is well below average.
This facility's least impressive area was nursing, which is the final area we looked at. It received an F for this area. Even with multiple decent grades in other areas, this score is nevertheless of a concern so we wanted to make sure you are aware. When determining a facility's nursing grade, we weigh the quantity of hours nurses are seeing residents and the skill levels of the nurses. This facility averaged a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is not a very impressive figure. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Park Rest Hardin County Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 3.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 29.7% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 8.67% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 89.63% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 16.71% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 26.22% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Park Rest Hardin County Health Center, 26.22 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Scores for Savannah, TN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Savannah, Tennessee has 4 other nursing homes
- Hardin Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.53 miles away935 Wayne Road Savannah Tennessee 38372Government - Local(731) 926-8121
- Pickwick Dialysis1.66 miles away121 Pickwick Street Savannah Tennessee 38372Dialysis Stations: 15 (731) 926-3188