The Waters of Winchester is one of only three nursing homes in Winchester, Tennessee. With an overall grade of B-, this is likely a decent nursing home. Based on our assessment, this facility likely wouldn't be a bad choice. The best part of this nursing home's report card was its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
The Waters of Winchester
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1360 Bypass Road,
Winchester TN 37398
46.51% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this place also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. These inspection ratings 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. This particular nursing home received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also fared well in the area of long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a score of A- in that area, which is one of our highest scores. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care scores. This nursing home's vaccination data were not as favorable as its nursing hours data. It administered the pneumonia vaccine to just 22.891565 percent of its residents. We'd love to see some improvement in this area next year. The last datapoint we assessed is its hospitalization rate. Here we found that this nursing home had 1.96 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is close to average in this area.
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Turning to another strength for this facility, it also received an elite nursing grade. We gave this nursing home a grade of D. Our nursing rating features a host of factors. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. We do not think quantity of care is the reason for this facility's poor nursing score. With 3.9 hours of nursing care per patient daily, this place actually surpassed the national average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. This nursing home performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's least impressive category was short-term care, which is the last category we looked at. Sadly, it received an F for this area. Even with a few respectable scores in other areas, this grade is nevertheless alarming so we felt obligated to make a note of it. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. In this facility's case, we found that it offers fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than a typical facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 42.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Waters of Winchester Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Waters of Winchester, 9.49% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Waters of Winchester, 3.51% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Waters of Winchester, 3.12% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Waters of Winchester, 15.81% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Waters of Winchester, 29.04% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Waters of Winchester, 8.77% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Waters of Winchester, 89.84% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Waters of Winchester, 16.62% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Waters of Winchester, 26.14% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In The Waters of Winchester, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Waters of Winchester, 26.14 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Waters of Winchester, 11.25 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Waters of Winchester, 72.83% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's typically correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
- Southern Tennessee Regional Hlth System WinchesterAcute Care Hospitals 0.62 miles away185 Hospital Road Winchester Tennessee 37398Proprietary(931) 967-8295
- Tennova Healthcare-HartonAcute Care Hospitals 16.05 miles away1801 N Jackson St Box 460 Tullahoma Tennessee 37388Voluntary non-profit - Other(931) 393-3000