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About Washington County Nursing Home

General Information

Legal Business NameWashington County Healthcare Authority, Inc
Ownership TypeGovernment - County
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJanuary 1, 1975 (42 years)
Capacity88
Residents75
Percent Occupied85%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalYes
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Washington County Nursing Home

Washington County Nursing Home
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
Staff Rating
RN Staff Rating

Overall Ratings of Alabama Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

February 18, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionPosted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionExits that are accessible at all times.

February 12, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

July 3, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.

July 1, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmFire Safety InspectionProper medical gas storage and administration areas.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Washington County Nursing Home require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

3hr 5min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
1hr 20min
35min
ReportedExpected
LPN
40min
50min
ReportedExpected
RN
5hr 5min
3hr 45min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 5min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
93.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
92.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
39.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
14.7%
14.3%
9.1%
20.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
7.8%
13.2%
7.8%
13.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
4.6%
5.9%
4.1%
7.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
14.5%
11.1%
5.8%
8.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Lose Too Much Weight
8.5%
10.4%
4.3%
5.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
4.5%
7.2%
4.5%
1.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Have Depressive Symptoms
7.2%
9.7%
4.3%
4.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
With a Urinary Tract Infection
5.7%
5.6%
5.8%
3.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
4.0%
0.0%
0.0%
2.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
5.7%
4.2%
4.3%
1.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

-
-
-
82.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
81.3%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
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-
-
14.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
2.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
-
-
-
0.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015AL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened