Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation is a nursing home located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which has a total of 48,264 people. This nursing home turns out to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. As far as we can see, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality nursing home overall, this place excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Few facilities performed better in that area. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent 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
Contributing to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also was awarded a top-shelf long-term care grade. We awarded them a strong grade of A- in this category. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of C. This wasn't quite as good as some of its other scores, but a grade in this range is not the end of the world. When calculating a facility's nursing score, we assess the quantity of hours nurses are caring for patients as well as the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, although this facility got docked a bit for nursing hours, it excelled in a few of our quality-based metrics. With fewer than five percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it fared remarkably well in this statistic.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's worst category was short-term care, which is the last area we assessed. For this area, we gave this facility a grade of D. In determining our short-term care scores, we analyze a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is more often than not a fair assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. In this facility's case, we found that it offers fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per patient than a typical facility. The last item we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who returned home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this metric as well, with just 4.2 percent of its residents returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 10.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term residents who sustained UTI's. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 2.34% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 93.38% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 23.26% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 23.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 13.82 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, 68.23% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Vicksburg, MS
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Vicksburg, Mississippi has 3 other nursing homes
- Merit Health River RegionAcute Care Hospitals 3.18 miles away2100 Hwy 61 N Vicksburg Mississippi 39183Proprietary(601) 883-5000