Signature Healthcare of Cleveland is a senior living facility located in Cleveland, Tennessee, which has 88,774 people. This facility received an A- overall, which is one of our better ratings. We flat out can't say enough good things about this nursing home. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which we will address in the next section.
Signature Healthcare of Cleveland
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were nearly perfect. Inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its high-end assessment, this nursing home also was given a superb short-term care score, with a score of A-. With our short-term care rating, we try to forge a fair gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the nursing home's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a strong long-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 94.19643 percent of its patients, which is more than most nursing homes. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
The last category we looked at was nursing. This facility was given a very good nursing grade in our assessment, with a grade of B. Although this wasn't as impressive as a few of its other scores, this is still one of our more favorable grades in this category. We weighed the qualifications of nurses at the nursing home, as well as the quantity of hours those nurses worked with residents, in calculating our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Signature Healthcare of Cleveland Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents who had falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who have experienced UTI's. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 9.05% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 89.05% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 16.44% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 24.2% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental well-being.
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 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 care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Signature Healthcare of Cleveland, 73.13% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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