Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation is one of six 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!
Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation
- 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
- 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
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
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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.
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. Nursing ratings are mostly tied to a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving residents at least once a day.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also received an A+ for its short-term care grade. Short-term care scores are meaningful for prospective residents in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this category is the number of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is long-term care. This first-rate nursing home also performed extremely well in this area, where we awarded it an A+. This topped off a perfect profile of straight A+'s. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. Once we assessed the amount of nursing care, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia sadly can be a deadly illness for nursing home residents so we prefer when a nursing home does not take any chances. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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, 8.8% 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, 3.44% 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, 29.51% 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, 9.05% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation, 89.05% 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, 16.44% 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, 24.2% 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, 24.2 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, 11.03 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, 73.13% 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
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Chattanooga, Tennessee has 5 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
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