West Meade Place is located in the large metropolitan area of Nashville, Tennessee. Sporting an overall score of C, this is likely a middle of the road nursing home. This grade is not too far off the city grade for Nashville, which is a B-. The best part of this facility's profile is its remarkable inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.

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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: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

The main reason this facility received a decent overall score is its excellent inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our better scores in that category, with an A. This is a notably better score than the place's overall score, which was decent but not in the elite range. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating our inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being quite insignificant. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies should not stop you from considering a nursing home.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

Another one of this nursing home's higher category grades came in the area of short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of B. It actually fared better than most facilities in this category. Our short-term care grade is generally employed to grade a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To offer good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides a greater volume of physical therapist hours to its residents than the average nursing home. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from this facility. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy staffing, we found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home in the country with 60 percent of its patients returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this statistic.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

This nursing home's third best category was long-term care. We awarded it a C in this area. This is basically a slightly below average score in this area. In calculating these long-term care ratings, we look at the facility's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. We were optimistic to discover that this nursing home vaccinated 94.44444 percent of its patients for pneumonia. This place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Although it had 1.77 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted statistic was better than most nursing homes due to it having some more complicated patients.

Nurse Quality

D
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

The next category we rated was nursing, was this facility's least impressive area. We awarded this facility a grade of D in that category. Our nursing grade is largely associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We do not think quantity of care was the reason for this facility's poor nursing rating. With 5.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily, this facility actually surpassed the national average. Despite performing well in terms of nursing hours, this place was a bit less impressive in some of the quality-based measures we looked at in computing our nursing ratings. We looked at the percent of residents sustaining pressure ulcers and found that this facility was at roughly 150 percent of the national average in this statistic. This is likely a bad sign when you consider that many bed sores are believed to be preventable with better nursing care. Unfortunately, this statistic pulled down this nursing home's nursing grade substantially.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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

West Meade Place Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of long-term residents who suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
D
12.5%
State
B
7.42%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients that suffered a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.

Provider
A+
0.69%
State
B
3.42%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
B
1.96%
State
B
3.24%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

Provider
B
12.95%
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 prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
F
39.33%
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 percentage of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.

Provider
B-
3.32%
State
B+
4.68%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient health.

Provider
C
93.98%
State
B
90.41%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
B-
16.2%
State
B-
16.38%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.

Provider
B
16.38%
State
B+
21.06%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.

Provider
A
0.92
State
B
1.6
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
B
16.38
State
B-
21.06
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
A+
1.08
State
B
10.12
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.

Provider
B-
66.7%
State
B-
66.74%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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