Whitfield Nursing Home is located in Corinth, Mississippi. This city has a population of 29,133 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the most impressive facilities we found. A score of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. We can't find many negative things to say about this place. Its ratings are impeccable. If you scroll down, you will see this nursing home's category scores, which are also impressive.
Whitfield Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- No Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being an elite facility overall, this facility also excelled in our inspections category, where it received an A+. Very few places fared as well in this category. Our inspection ratings are based on several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to point out the fact that this facility received a top-shelf grade of A in our long-term care category. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 95.50562 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than most nursing homes. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. When determining a nursing home's nursing score, we consider the amount of time nurses are seeing patients as well as the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we graded is short-term care, in which this facility was awarded a grade of B. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's weakest category. A facility is doing something right when their weakest score still beats out most other nursing homes. In our short-term care rating, we strive to forge a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation services. In this process, we look at a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Whitfield Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 10.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 20.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 22.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 2.34% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 93.38% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 19.45% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who 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 erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 23.26% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 1.76 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Whitfield Nursing Home, 23.26 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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