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Nursing Homes in Tennessee

  • 31st
    National Rank
  • 308
    Nursing Homes
  • 8.8%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.75/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Tennessee Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 3.44% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that suffered falls leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better nursing care limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: C

In Tennessee, 29.51% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 9.05% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Tennessee, 89.05% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 16.44% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Tennessee, 24.2% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Tennessee, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Tennessee, 24.2 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Tennessee, 11.03 Percentage of Patients

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Tennessee, 73.13% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a facility's 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
Antioch294
Grade: B
Ashland City201
Grade: C
Athens221
Grade: B-plus
Blountville220
Grade: B-minus
Bolivar212
Grade: A-minus
Brentwood173
Grade: A-plus
Bristol120
Grade: F
Centerville211
Grade: A-minus
Chattanooga6106
Grade: B
Clarksville543
Grade: B-minus
Cleveland321
Grade: B-plus
Columbia322
Grade: A-minus
Cookeville332
Grade: B-minus
Cordova3225
Grade: B
Covington231
Grade: B
Crossville321
Grade: B
Dayton211
Grade: C
Dickson211
Grade: B-minus
Dresden200
Grade: B
Dyersburg321
Grade: B
Elizabethton543
Grade: B-plus
Erwin301
Grade: B
Etowah221
Grade: B
Fayetteville211
Grade: C
Franklin422
Grade: B-minus
Gallatin331
Grade: B-minus
Germantown1217
Grade: A
Goodlettsville262
Grade: B-minus
Greeneville321
Grade: A-minus
Hendersonville184
Grade: A-minus
Hermitage1103
Grade: B-minus
Hixson184
Grade: B-plus
Humboldt330
Grade: B-minus
Jackson633
Grade: C
Jefferson City211
Grade: B
Johnson City743
Grade: B
Kingsport522
Grade: B-plus
Knoxville15115
Grade: B
La Follette231
Grade: C
Lawrenceburg310
Grade: B-plus
Lebanon321
Grade: B-plus
Lewisburg211
Grade: A
Lexington221
Grade: B
Madison2149
Grade: C
Manchester211
Grade: C
Martin212
Grade: B-minus
Maryville531
Grade: B
Mcminnville221
Grade: C
Memphis21359
Grade: B-minus
Milan211
Grade: B-minus
Morristown221
Grade: B
Mount Juliet162
Grade: F
Murfreesboro732
Grade: B
Nashville11209
Grade: B
Newport211
Grade: B
Oak Ridge243
Grade: B
Ooltewah161
Grade: B-plus
Paris221
Grade: A-minus
Pulaski211
Grade: A-minus
Ripley211
Grade: C
Savannah511
Grade: B-minus
Sevierville221
Grade: A-minus
Shelbyville211
Grade: F
Smyrna253
Grade: B-minus
Sparta211
Grade: A
Springfield311
Grade: C
Sweetwater221
Grade: B-plus
Tullahoma211
Grade: B
Union City311
Grade: B-minus
Waverly211
Grade: B-minus
Winchester311
Grade: B-plus