Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In is a large non-profit nursing home in Quitman, Georgia. This nursing home is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our assessment, you could do much worse than this place. This nursing home was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This means that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to create an immediate threat to resident health or safety. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor made us feel better about this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to its profile, this nursing home also received a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. For prospective residents in need of a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 93.809525 percent of its residents. This is slightly lower than we anticipated but still a respectable percentage. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. The nursing grade weighs many subcategories, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the fourth category, this nursing home received a decent short-term care grade of C. Our short-term care grades are probably most critical for patients needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. It does not appear that this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most nursing homes, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 10.37% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 3.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls which result in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 3.19% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 18.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 21.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 5.28% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 93.36% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 16.65% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 20.73% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 1.6 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 20.73 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Presbyterian Home, Quitman, In, 11.5 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
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