River Heights Healthcare Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Greenville, Mississippi. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A score of this caliber requires solid scores in most areas. We were pleased to find out that this was in line with the other facilities in Greenville, which is one of the better cities in Mississippi to find a nursing home. This place was better in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 60 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
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Historical

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
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Historical

One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it was given a favorable long-term care score. Indeed, long-term care is its second most impressive category grade. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a score of A-. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. The last statistic we looked at was the nursing home's hospitalization rate. Although it had 2.12 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was close to the middle of the pack since it had more complicated patients.

Short-term Care Quality

B
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Historical

Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care grades this year. Indeed, we gave it one of our more favorable grades in that area, with a score of B. Our short-term care grade is generally used to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to have quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, this nursing home offers both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities offer both. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return home from this facility. It outperformed the majority of nursing homes with 55.3 percent of its patients returning home. This is a better rate than most facilities.

Nurse Quality

B-
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Historical

Moving on to the fourth category, this nursing home was awarded an acceptable nursing grade. While this is not nearly as good as a few of its other category grades, this is still not a major area of concern. The nursing category assesses several data points, many of which are based on nursing hours. This nursing home provides 2.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, our nursing ratings also factor in quality-based metrics, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this place actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a reliable indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Some falls can be avoided if a facility supplies enough nurses aids to assist its patients.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
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

River Heights Healthcare Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.

Provider
D
14.5%
State
B-
9.27%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often the result of poor nursing care.

Provider
A
1.53%
State
B
3.24%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic could be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.

Provider
B+
1.56%
State
B
3.08%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Provider
A
7.56%
State
B-
17.94%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B-
21.54%
State
B-
22.52%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.

Provider
A+
0%
State
A-
1.54%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
A
100%
State
B+
95.41%
National
B
92.02%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating.

Provider
A+
6.54%
State
B-
17.5%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
D
8.47%
State
B
17.93%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
C
1.99
State
C
2.27
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Provider
A
8.47
State
B
17.93
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
F
17.31
State
B-
12.24
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Delta Regional Medical Center 1 mi
1400 E Union St Greenville Mississippi 38704
(662) 378-3783
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
Chicot Memorial Medical Center 15.5 mi
2729 South Highway 65 & 82 Lake Village Arkansas 71653
(870) 265-5351
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc 1.02 mi
Dialysis Stations: 9
1409 E. Union Street Greenville Mississippi 38703
(662) 332-7100
Rcg Greenville 2.06 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 43
2001 S Medical Park Drive Greenville Mississippi 38703
(662) 378-2454
Fkc - Lake Village 14.47 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
505 Saint Marys Street Lake Village Arkansas 71653
(870) 265-3837