QUITMAN COUNTY NURSING HOME

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Quitman County Nursing Home. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

QUITMAN COUNTY NURSING HOME
350 GETWELL DRIVE
MARKS, MS 38646
(662) 326-3690

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

93%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 56
  • Certified Beds: 60

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Limited Liability Company
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Quitman County Nursing Home

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours19 Minutes50 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 6 Minutes34 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 59 Minutes2 Hours and 20 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 25 Minutes1 Hour and 25 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 24 Minutes3 Hours and 45 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Mississippi are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityMississippi Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased2%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection14%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%11%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder51%49%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious15%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse2%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained15%7%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 02/24/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/08/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/20/2010
Give Lab Tests Only when the Attending Doctor Ordered Them.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011
Quickly Tell the Resident's Doctor the Results of Lab Tests.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 02/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 02/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Keep Safe, Clean and Homelike Surroundings.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/04/2010
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/21/2010
Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/10/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Provide a Tasty and Well-Balanced Diet That Meets the Nutritional Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/18/2010
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/10/2010

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/15/2011
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/15/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 02/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/08/2010

Resident Rights

Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 02/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/21/2010
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 01/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/22/2010
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Quitman County Nursing Home had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 02/23/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Building Service Equipment

Restrictions on the Use of Portable Space Heaters.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/12/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/10/2010
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/01/2011
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 01/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/10/2010
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/23/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Mississippi Department of Health - Retrieved 2011