With an address in New Albany, Mississippi, Union Co Health and Rehab Center is one of just two available nursing homes in the area. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this is clearly a very strong facility. You really can not do any better than this nursing home. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category grades, which are also quite good.
Union Co Health and Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in New Albany, Mississippi Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Mississippi Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing score assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning a resident even once per day.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. We were not able to track down deficiency data for this facility. We wish we had more information about this nursing home. Without having the deficiency data, it ended up being difficult to assess the place in the inspections category.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a strong long-term care score. Indeed, we gave it an above average score of B+ in this category. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 97.97297 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our last area, this nursing home was given a high-end short-term care rating. In fact, we gave it a grade of B+ in this area, topping off one of our more impressive profiles. In determining our short-term care ratings, we analyze the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This category is frequently a meaningful assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents that returned home from the facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Union Co Health and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 10.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 3.26% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 3.03% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 20.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term care patients which are given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 22.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 2.3% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 93.75% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 18.95% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 20.82% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 1.95 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 20.82 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 13.63 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Union Co Health and Rehab Center, 69.18% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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