29th
315
7.42%
3.13stars
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Tennessee Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of a facility's nursing care quality.

B
7.42%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients who had falls resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.

B
3.42%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for these infections.

B
3.24%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for several medical conditions, such as dementia.

B
14.33%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

C
31.39%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating signs of depression.

B+
4.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

B
90.41%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many in the industry believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

B-
16.38%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical health.

B+
21.06%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

B
1.6

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

B-
21.06

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.

B
10.12

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

B-
66.74%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Tennessee's
Nursing Home Quality
B
B+
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
B-
Nurse Quality
B-
Short-Term Care
More information about Tennessee
Number of Hospitals: 118
Number of Dialysis facilities: 202
Number of Medicaid beds: 36,163

Best Nurse Quality

  1. St Barnabas at Siskin Hospital
  2. Somerfield at the Heritage
  3. Regional One Health Subacute Care
  4. Nhc Healthcare, Oakwood
  5. St Clare Health and Rehab
Tennessee is ranked as the 36th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Fort Sanders Tcu
  2. Regional One Health Subacute Care
  3. St Barnabas at Siskin Hospital
  4. Somerfield at the Heritage
  5. Preton Trans Care at North
Tennessee is ranked as the 39th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Hardin Home
  2. St Barnabas at Siskin Hospital
  3. Harbert Hills Academy Nursing Home
  4. Memphis Jewish Home
  5. Humphreys Co Nursing Home
Tennessee is ranked as the 19th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Nhc Healthcare, Sequatchie
  2. Nhc Healthcare, Smithville
  3. Fort Sanders Tcu
  4. The Rehab Center at Bristol
  5. The Waters of Roan Highlands
Tennessee is ranked as the 11th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Tennessee cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Antioch2 9 4
A
Ashland City2 0 1
B-
Athens2 2 1
A
Blountville2 2 0
B-
Brentwood1 7 3
A+
Bristol1 2 0
D
Centerville2 1 1
A-
Chattanooga6 10 6
B
Clarksville5 4 3
B
Cleveland3 2 1
B+
Collierville1 7 1
F
Columbia4 2 2
B+
Cookeville3 3 2
B
Cordova3 22 5
A-
Covington2 3 1
B
Crossville3 2 1
B
Dayton2 1 1
A-
Dickson2 1 1
B-
Dresden2 0 0
B
Dyersburg3 2 1
C
Elizabethton5 4 3
B+
Erwin3 0 1
B
Etowah2 2 1
A-
Fayetteville2 1 1
B
Franklin4 2 2
B
Gallatin3 3 1
B-
Germantown1 21 7
A
Goodlettsville2 6 2
A-
Greeneville3 2 1
B
Harriman2 2 1
B
Hendersonville1 8 4
A-
Hermitage1 10 3
B
Hixson1 8 4
A-
Humboldt4 3 0
B+
Jackson6 3 3
B
Jefferson City2 1 1
B+
Johnson City7 4 3
B
Kingsport5 2 2
B+
Knoxville15 11 5
B
La Follette2 3 1
B-
Lawrenceburg3 1 0
B+
Lebanon3 2 1
B
Lewisburg2 1 1
A
Lexington2 2 1
B
Madison2 14 9
D
Manchester2 1 1
B-
Martin2 1 2
B+
Maryville5 3 1
B+
Mc Kenzie2 0 1
B+
Mcminnville2 2 1
B-
Memphis21 35 9
B
Milan2 1 1
B+
Morristown2 2 1
B
Mount Juliet1 6 2
D
Murfreesboro7 3 2
A-
Nashville12 20 9
B-
Newport2 1 1
B-
Oak Ridge2 4 3
B+
Ooltewah1 6 1
B+
Paris2 2 1
A-
Pulaski2 1 1
A-
Ripley2 1 1
B
Savannah5 1 1
B+
Sevierville2 2 1
A+
Shelbyville2 1 1
D
Smyrna2 5 3
D
Sparta2 1 1
A-
Springfield3 1 1
C
Sweetwater2 2 1
B+
Tullahoma2 1 1
B
Union City3 1 1
B+
Waverly2 1 1
B+
Winchester3 1 1
B