Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation is one of four available nursing homes in the city. We awarded this facility an overall grade of A+ which is a first-rate overall score. It outpaced many of the facilities in Chattanooga by a significant margin. We also wanted to point out that this facility is based in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive medical services are offered. As you can find below, this facility performed just as well in our category ratings. We give this place two thumbs up!
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Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Dialysis Transportation
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Blood Administration
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Lymphedema Care
- Aquatic Therapy
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Best Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Chattanooga, Tennessee Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Chattanooga, Tennessee Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Chattanooga, Tennessee Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a score of A+ for its short-term care grade. Short-term care grades are generally used to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To provide highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who returned home from the facility. We found that 7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
Another strength for this nursing home is long-term care, where it was given an A+ rating. This is just about as good as it gets in this area. Facilities that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the final area we graded, this facility was awarded high scores in the category of nursing also. As a result, it was awarded an A+. This rendered it one of the few of facilities to receive A+'s in all of our categories. When determining a nursing home's nursing grade, we consider the number of hours nurses are seeing residents and the level of licensure of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 8.88% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 3.29% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term patients that had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term care patients that are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 29.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 9.14% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 88.31% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 17.11% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 20.35% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 20.35 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 11.68 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 74.44% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Chattanooga, TN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
Looking for more options? Chattanooga, Tennessee has 3 other nursing homes
- Erlanger Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.22 miles away975 E 3rd St Chattanooga Tennessee 37403Government - Hospital District or Authority(423) 778-7000
- Parkridge Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.77 miles away2333 Mccallie Ave Chattanooga Tennessee 37404Proprietary(423) 894-4220
- Memorial Healthcare System, IncAcute Care Hospitals 1.92 miles away2525 Desales Ave Chattanooga Tennessee 37404Voluntary non-profit - Church(423) 495-2525
- Chi Memorial Hospital- GeorgiaAcute Care Hospitals 7.28 miles away100 Gross Crescent Circle Fort Oglethorpe Georgia 30742Proprietary(770) 874-5400
- Dci Chattanooga 3rd St0.95 miles away1425 East Third Street Chattanooga Tennessee 37404CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (423) 698-0927
- Dci Lyerly1.7 miles away2300 East Third Street Suite A Chattanooga Tennessee 37404Dialysis Stations: 26 (423) 698-6422
- Dci Chattanooga Broad St3.22 miles away3555 Broad St. Chattanooga Tennessee 37409CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (423) 756-8808
- Kidney Center of Missionary Ridge, LLC3.41 miles away3810 Brainerd Road Chattanooga Tennessee 37411CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 71 (423) 486-9510
- Dci East Ridge5.13 miles away6104 North Mack Smith Rd. Chattanooga Tennessee 37412Dialysis Stations: 24 (423) 894-8133
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- Chattanooga Kidney Center6.11 miles away2118 Stein Drive Chattanooga Tennessee 37421CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (423) 648-4900