Pruitthealth - Macon is a very-large nursing home located in Macon, Georgia. It looks like this facility is a subpar facility. A grade in this range indicates we found some red flags. Although this score isn't too far off the city grade in Macon which is a C, you still ought to be able to find a better option. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's profile is its strong inspection rating. You can continue reading to learn more about inspections and other category grades

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

While this nursing home's overall grade was not a highlight, it actually excelled in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for that area, which is one of our highest scores. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection ratings. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively minor. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily the end of the world.

Long-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: FMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

We awarded this facility just a D for our long-term care score and that actually wound up as its next highest category. Facilities that do not fare well in this category typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine healthcare services we assessed. One of the statistics we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 91.37691 percent of its residents. Finally, we looked at its number of hospitalizations. Here we found that this place fared poorly with 3.3 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Sadly, this statistic is nearly double the national average.

Nurse Quality

D
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Unfortunately, this facility only received a grade of D for its nursing grade, which was actually one of its better category grades. When computing a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the number of hours nurses are caring for patients as well as the level of licensure of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which is below average. Unfortunately, this facility also had terrible scores in some of the quality-based metrics to pair with its weak nursing hour totals. We looked at the percent of residents experiencing pressure ulcers. This facility was at more than twice the national average in this metric. This is alarming when you consider that many bed sores are preventable with better nursing care. This ended up sealing the nursing home's fate of earning a poor nursing grade.

Short-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: CApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

The next area we rated was short-term care. This facility received an abysmal grade of F in that category. Short-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. With its score in this category, we were not stunned to find that this facility was well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its patients based on the data we looked at. Frankly, this was what we expected here. The final metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 19.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these subpar statistics sunk this nursing home's short-term care score.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
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

Pruitthealth - Macon 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
F
16.49%
State
B-
9.51%
National
B
7.33%

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
A
1.53%
State
B
3.07%
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
2.23%
State
B-
3.4%
National
B
2.65%

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-
16.82%
State
B-
17.91%
National
B
14.17%

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
C
25.78%
State
B
21.93%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

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

Provider
C
5.81%
State
B
4.55%
National
B+
5.09%

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
C
93.28%
State
B
93.61%
National
B
92.04%

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
22.45%
State
B
16.25%
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
23.69%
State
B
18.41%
National
B
17.11%

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
B
1.75
State
B
1.79
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
D
23.69
State
B
18.41
National
B
17.11

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-
7.22
State
B
10.69
National
B
10.27

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
C
63.59%
State
B-
64.62%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Medical Center, Navicent Health (The) 2.63 mi
777 Hemlock Street Macon Georgia 31201
(478) 633-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority
Coliseum Northside Hospital 3.35 mi
400 Charter Boulevard Macon Georgia 31210
(478) 757-8200
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Coliseum Medical Centers 3.89 mi
350 Hospital Drive Macon Georgia 31217
(478) 765-7000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Houston Medical Center 14.34 mi
1601 Watson Boulevard Warner Robins Georgia 31093
(478) 922-4281
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Medical Center of Peach County, Navicent Health 15.69 mi
1960 Highway 247 Connector Byron Georgia 31008
(478) 654-2000
Critical Access Hospitals
Government - Hospital District or Authority

Nearby Dialysis

Macon Southside Dialysis Center, LLC 0.58 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
2101-2121 Eisenhower Parkway Suite 2117 Macon Georgia 31206
(478) 744-9551
Eisenhower Parkway Dialysis 2.02 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
2525 Second Street Macon Georgia 31206
(478) 738-0420
Georgia Kidney Institute, LLC 2.43 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
1625 Hardeman Avenue Macon Georgia 31201
(478) 257-5200
Dialysis Center of Macon, LLC 2.72 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
890 Second Street 1st Floor Macon Georgia 31201
(478) 743-0584
Dsi Macon Hemlock Dialysis 2.77 mi
Dialysis Stations: 22
657 Hemlock St Ste 100 Macon Georgia 31201
(478) 742-8001
Dsi Macon Pine Street Dialysis 2.79 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
745 Pine Street Macon Georgia 31210
(478) 742-5138
Davita Dialysis of Middle Georgia Inc. 2.81 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 19
747 Second Street Macon Georgia 31201
(478) 742-4211
Kidney Dialysis Center LLC 3.08 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
640 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Macon Georgia 31201
(478) 742-5850