Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent is a facility located in Portland, Tennessee, which has 22,320 people. Featuring an overall score of C, this is likely a middle of the road facility. Based on our assessment, this place ought to meet the needs of many people. The best part of this nursing home's report card is its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to point out its excellent inspections in recent years. We gave them an A in this category. Inspection grades are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to resident safety or health. A few minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.
Short-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a middle of the road grade in the category of short-term care, where it received a B-. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This category is more often than not a solid assessment of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other facilities. The tricky part is determining what effect this had on the quality of care. The last measure we considered in this area is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home in any area came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of C. Our nursing score focuses on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of skill of the nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home fared better in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be indicators of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is every bit as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final area, we gave this facility a grade of D for our long-term care category. This is the facility's weakest category rating. Facilities that don't score well in long-term care often don't provide as much nursing care and also may be lagging in some of the areas of routine personal care we looked at. After we finished looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. Candidly, we were a bit worried that this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 86.40777 percent of its residents for pneumonia. To our surprise, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. This was its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 9.05% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Many believe this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 89.05% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many believe that mobility is vital to residents' well-being.
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 11.03 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Signature Health of Portland Rehab & Wellness Cent, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.
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