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Plaza Community Living Center

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: D
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4403 Hospital Road,
Pascagoula MS 39581

(228) 762-8960

68.25% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Plaza Community Living Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Plaza Community Living Center is an average-sized facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi. This facility received an uninspiring overall grade of D in our grading scheme. Based on our assessment, this facility likely isn't the best fit for most people. The best thing we can really say about this nursing home is that it didn't receive any F's in in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

While we did not have many positive things to say about this place's overall score, it earned a somewhat respectable inspection report this year. As a result, it received a decent score in this category with a score of B-. We believe that one of the most important factors in assessing an inspection report is deficiencies. We especially look at the severity of those deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. On top of having severe deficiencies, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-minus

We also want to point out that this facility received a decent grade in our nursing category. We awarded it a grade of B- in the area. Nursing grades are mostly tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Lastly, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is typically an indicator that a place has quality controls in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

This nursing home's next highest category turned out to be long-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a C. Our long-term care scores are crucial for individuals seeking personal care. One of the datapoints we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 95.652176 percent of its residents. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. While it had 2.1 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted metric was better than the majority of nursing homes since it had some more complex patients.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

The last area we looked at was short-term care. We gave this nursing home a grade of C in that area. In determining our short-term care grades, we assess a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This rating is generally a fair measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. This place is above the national average in terms of its level of both physical therapy and registered nurse staffing provided to its patients. These are generally good indicators of quality short-term care. The final statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 40.6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Plaza Community Living Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Plaza Community Living Center, 10.78% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Plaza Community Living Center, 3.22% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Plaza Community Living Center, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that sustained UTI's. Although more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Plaza Community Living Center, 20.29% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Plaza Community Living Center, 22.83% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A

In Plaza Community Living Center, 2.28% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: C

In Plaza Community Living Center, 93.89% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In Plaza Community Living Center, 19.45% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Plaza Community Living Center, 23.12% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Plaza Community Living Center, 1.72 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Plaza Community Living Center, 23.12 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: F

In Plaza Community Living Center, 13.75 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Plaza Community Living Center, 67.86% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Singing River Health SystemAcute Care Hospitals 0.21 miles away2809 Denny Av Pascagoula Mississippi 39581Government - Local(228) 809-5000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Singing River Dialysis0.38 miles away4907 Telephone Rd Pascagoula Mississippi 39567CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (228) 762-0701
  • Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc.13.51 miles away12401 Skopelos Rd Grand Bay Alabama 36541Dialysis Stations: 27 (251) 865-2102
  • Ocean Springs Dialysis17.69 miles away13150 Ponce De Leon Rd Ocean Springs Mississippi 39564CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (228) 818-3201

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