Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a small government-owned facility in Wiggins, Mississippi. Featuring an overall rating of A, this nursing home is one of the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to be a great choice for just about anybody. This nursing home also received strong scores in all four of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Wiggins, Mississippi Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Wiggins, Mississippi Awards 2021
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Long-term Care Quality
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent long-term care rating. In fact, we gave it an A in that category. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In addition, this facility also earned a nearly flawless government inspection report. As a result, it received one of our best grades in that category with a score of A. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A-. Very few nursing homes fared better in this category. Short-term care grades are typically used to grade a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation In order to provide high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
In the final category we assessed, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of A- in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility finished off a straight A profile. When computing a facility's nursing grade, we consider the quantity of hours nurses commit to residents as well as the level of skill of those nurses. This facility provided 0.4 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 often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term residents who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.3% of Patients
This is the percent of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 93.75% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 18.95% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 20.82% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.63 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 69.18% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
- Stone County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0 miles away1434 East Central Avenue Wiggins Mississippi 39577Proprietary(601) 928-6600
- Wiggins Dialysis1.73 miles away503 First Street Wiggins Mississippi 39577Dialysis Stations: 12 (601) 928-2999