South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is among the best scores that we offer. A score of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. You flat out can not do any better than this place. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section
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South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
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- Independent Living
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- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Alabama Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place ended up being a quality nursing home is it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this critical area. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also performed well in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A-. Very few nursing homes performed better in this area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is frequently a reliable measure of the facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received a high-end score of A- in our long-term care area. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 95.38461 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better 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. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
The last category we scored was nursing, where this nursing home was given a grade of B-. Even though this ended up being its worst category score, this is nevertheless not the end of the world. The nursing grade is based on many subcategories, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This figure is significantly below the national average. Lastly, nursing ratings also factor in quality-based measures, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is usually an indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a facility supplies enough nurses aids to assist its residents.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.43% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents who have suffered a fall which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.36% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. More frequent bathing can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 19.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited 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 South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 23.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.24% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 91.17% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.58% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 14.98% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 14.98 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10.28 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In South Hampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 76.71% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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