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Summit View of Rocky Top

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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204 Industrial Park Rd,
Lake City TN 37769

61.19% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Summit View of Rocky Top has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Summit View of Rocky Top is an average-sized nursing home located in Lake City, Tennessee. With an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a bottom of the barrel nursing home. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Lake City. Surprisingly, this nursing home actually received one decent category score in inspections, which you can read more about below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

While this nursing home's overall grade was as bad as it gets, it actually didn't perform terribly in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B- for that category, which is one of our better scores. We believe that one of the most important factors in assessing an inspection report is deficiencies. In this regard, we especially focus on the severity of those deficiencies. While this facility had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, CMS flagged this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. This is not what you want to see. We advise you to direct your search elsewhere.

Nurse Quality

Grade: D

We gave this facility a grade of just D for our nursing rating and that actually turned out to be its second highest score. Our nursing score weighs a handful of subcategories, however, the most important consideration is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provided only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This is well below average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This place performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: F

This nursing home wound up receiving a a very poor score in our long-term care category. It was given an F in this area. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. We were pleased to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 99 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Surprisingly, this place also fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: F

The next area we looked at is short-term care. We gave it an abysmal F for this category, which is an abysmal grade. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to measure a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. With a score in this range in this area, we weren't shocked to find this place was well below average in many staffing metrics we focus on. The nursing home supplied far fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The final datapoint we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 4.1 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is well below average. The combination of these poor statistics doomed this nursing home's short-term care grade.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Summit View of Rocky Top Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 6.99% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 3.5% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who experienced a fall resulting in major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 9.84% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 36.21% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term care patients that are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 31.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 8.74% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 96.9% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 11.59% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of the erosion of a patient's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 15.03% of Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 15.03% of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Summit View of Rocky Top, 9.66% of Patients

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Tennova Healthcare-Lafollett Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 12.21 miles away923 East Central Avenue La Follette Tennessee 37766Voluntary non-profit - Church(423) 907-1200
  • Tennova Healthcare-North Knoxville Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 13.72 miles away7565 Dannaher Way Powell Powell Tennessee 37849Proprietary(865) 545-8000
  • Methodist Medical Center of Oak RidgeAcute Care Hospitals 14.38 miles away990 Oak Ridge Turnpike Box 529 Oak Ridge Tennessee 37830Voluntary non-profit - Private(865) 835-1000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Bio-Medical Applications of Tennessee, Inc.6.36 miles away148 Lake Ln Caryville Tennessee 37714Dialysis Stations: 19 (423) 566-6947
  • Dialysis Clinic Inc6.9 miles away173 Patty Hill Rd Caryville Tennessee 37714Dialysis Stations: 15 (423) 566-1487
  • Clinch River Dialysis7.15 miles away702 North Main Street Clinton Tennessee 37716Dialysis Stations: 17 (865) 457-1114
  • Fmc Lafollette11.62 miles away305 River Drive La Follette Tennessee 37766CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 15 (423) 562-2084
  • Fmc Powell14 miles away732 E. Emory Rd Knoxville Tennessee 37938CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (865) 947-1700
  • Fmc Oak Ridge14.08 miles away650 Briarcliff Avenue Oak Ridge Tennessee 37830Dialysis Stations: 17 (865) 482-7650
  • Bio-Medical Application of Tennessee, Inc.18.45 miles away4440 Walker Blvd. Knoxville Tennessee 37917Dialysis Stations: 24 (865) 687-3436