With an address in Ashland City, Tennessee, The Waters of Cheatham is one of just a few facilities in this city. Featuring an overall grade of B-, this is likely a middle of the pack nursing home. In our view, this place is a solid choice for quite a few people. The best part of this facility's profile is its exemplary inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We want to point out that this nursing home really outperformed its overall score in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in this category with an A. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: DFeb 19: DMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

This nursing home also performed well in the area of long-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a grade of A- in that category, which happens to be one of our best grades. For prospective patients looking for a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 70.722435 percent of its residents. This is slightly less than we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. The last statistic we looked at is its hospitalization rate. Here we found that this nursing home had 3.34 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Although this admittedly wasn't as strong as most of its other scores in this area, this number may be skewed for some facilities due to some of the medical complexity of residents.

Nurse Quality

D
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

Moving on to another strength for this facility, it also earned an elite nursing score. In fact, we gave this nursing home an D. Nursing scores are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home averaged just 3.1 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This is well below average. Lastly, we also looked at a few quality measures in computing our nursing grades. This nursing home was above average in two of the datapoints we focus on, with good marks for minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Short-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: FFeb 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
Historical

Turning to the last area, this facility really did not perform very well. Due to a poor grade of F in short-term care, this was this nursing home's poorest area. Our short-term care scores are vital for people needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. We found that this place was subpar in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours offered to its residents based on the metrics we looked at. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who eventually returned home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 37.2 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

The Waters of Cheatham Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Provider
B+
6.31%
State
B
7.42%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.

Provider
A-
1.9%
State
B
3.42%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced urinary tract infections. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.

Provider
A-
0.77%
State
B
3.24%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A+
4.5%
State
B
14.33%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Provider
C
26.94%
State
C
31.39%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Provider
D
8.86%
State
B+
4.68%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
F
78.64%
State
B
90.41%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
D
22.03%
State
B-
16.38%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that remained mobile levels.

Provider
B-
14.44%
State
B+
21.06%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Provider
F
3.26
State
B
1.6
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
14.44
State
B-
21.06
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B
10.1
State
B
10.12
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
D
53.24%
State
B-
66.74%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Tristar Ashland City Medical Center 3.52 mi
313 North Main St Ashland City Tennessee 37015
(615) 792-3030
Critical Access Hospitals
Proprietary
Metro Nashville General Hospital 14 mi
1818 Albion Street Nashville Tennessee 37208
(615) 341-4490
Acute Care Hospitals
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Tristar Centennial Medical Center 14.23 mi
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(615) 342-1000
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Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital 14.57 mi
2000 Church St Nashville Tennessee 37236
(615) 284-5555
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Voluntary non-profit - Private
Vanderbilt University Medical Center 14.87 mi
1211 Medical Center Drive Nashville Tennessee 37232
(615) 322-3454
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Tristar Skyline Medical Center 16.22 mi
3441 Dickerson Pike Nashville Tennessee 37207
(615) 769-2000
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Voluntary non-profit - Private
Northcrest Medical Center 19.55 mi
100 Northcrest Drive Springfield Tennessee 37172
(615) 384-2411
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

Rcg West Nashville 11.82 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 38
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Dialysis Stations: 20
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(615) 742-3033
Whitebridge Dialysis 12.33 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
103 White Bridge Road #6 Nashville Tennessee 37209
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Dialysis Associates, LLC 12.51 mi
Dialysis Stations: 5
28 White Bridge Road Suite 311 Nashville Tennessee 37205
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Srs-Nashville Hh LLC 12.83 mi
Dialysis Stations: 10
3900 Clifton Ave Nashville Tennessee 37209
(615) 988-7881
Dci Nashville 13.88 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 48
935 21st Avenue North Nashville Tennessee 37208
(615) 327-3984
Davita Metro Center Dialysis 13.96 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
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(615) 255-0653
Nashville Home Training Dialysis 14.38 mi
Dialysis Stations: 7
1919 Charlotte Ave Ste 200 Nashville Tennessee 37203
(615) 329-1162