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Nursing Homes in Tennessee

  • 34th
    National Rank
  • 207
    Nursing Homes
  • 9.49%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.84/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Tennessee Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 9.49% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 3.51% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 3.12% of Patients had UTIs

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.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 15.81% of Patients use 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.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Tennessee, 29.04% of Patients use 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.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 8.77% of Patients

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

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Tennessee, 89.84% of Patients

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

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 16.62% Percentage of Patients

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.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Tennessee, 26.14% Percentage of Residents

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.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Tennessee, 1.21 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Tennessee, 26.14 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 11.25 Percentage of Patients

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.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Tennessee, 72.83% Percentage of Resident

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.

Tennessee cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Antioch194
Grade: C
Athens221
Grade: B-plus
Bristol120
Grade: C
Chattanooga4106
Grade: B
Clarksville543
Grade: B-minus
Cleveland221
Grade: A-minus
Columbia422
Grade: B
Cookeville332
Grade: C
Cordova1225
Grade: C
Covington231
Grade: B
Crossville321
Grade: B
Dickson211
Grade: B-minus
Elizabethton343
Grade: B-plus
Erwin201
Grade: B-plus
Etowah221
Grade: B-plus
Fayetteville211
Grade: C
Franklin322
Grade: C
Gallatin331
Grade: B-minus
Germantown1217
Grade: A
Goodlettsville262
Grade: C
Hendersonville184
Grade: A-minus
Hermitage1103
Grade: B-minus
Hixson184
Grade: B
Humboldt230
Grade: B-minus
Jackson233
Grade: C
Johnson City543
Grade: B
Kingsport322
Grade: B
Knoxville11115
Grade: B
Lawrenceburg310
Grade: B-plus
Lebanon221
Grade: B
Lewisburg211
Grade: A
Madison1149
Grade: C
Maryville431
Grade: B-minus
Mcminnville221
Grade: B-minus
Memphis17359
Grade: C
Morristown121
Grade: B
Mount Juliet162
Grade: F
Murfreesboro432
Grade: B
Nashville7209
Grade: B-plus
Ooltewah161
Grade: B-plus
Paris221
Grade: B
Ripley211
Grade: B-minus
Savannah311
Grade: C
Sevierville121
Grade: A-plus
Shelbyville111
Grade: F
Smyrna253
Grade: D
Sparta211
Grade: A-minus
Union City211
Grade: B
Waverly211
Grade: B-minus
Winchester311
Grade: B