Savannah Square Health Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Savannah, Georgia (GA).

Savannah Square Health Center is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 40 beds based at One Savannah Square Drive in Savannah, GA. The facility has 39 residents indicating 98% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare program and provides resident counseling services. The home is located in a continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 42 Medicare patients were given 1,780 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $477,590 by Medicare.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection at Savannah Square Health Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to lose too much weight.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

One Savannah Square Drive
Savannah, GA 31406

Phone Number

(912) 927-7550

Programs Accepted

Medicare

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
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Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
40
Savannah Average
96
Chatham County Average
94
Georgia Average
111
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Savannah
77.10%
Chatham County
78.71%
Georgia
88.57%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
39
Savannah Average
77
Chatham County Average
75
Georgia Average
99
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Savannah
2 (20.00%)
Chatham County
2 (14.29%)
Georgia
51 (14.09%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Savannah
2 (20.00%)
Chatham County
2 (14.29%)
Georgia
15 (4.14%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 04/12/2007 - Health Survey
  • 04/12/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 03/30/2006 - Health Survey
  • 03/30/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/02/2005 - Health Survey
  • 02/02/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.37
Savannah Average
0.97
Chatham County Average
0.74
Georgia Average
0.39
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.99
Savannah Average
1.87
Chatham County Average
1.81
Georgia Average
2.14
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.04
Savannah Average
1.11
Chatham County Average
1.10
Georgia Average
0.98
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.41
Savannah Average
2.08
Chatham County Average
1.84
Georgia Average
1.38
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Savannah
77.71%
Chatham County
79.64%
Georgia
87.72%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Savannah
5.86%
Chatham County
6.91%
Georgia
6.14%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Savannah
9.29%
Chatham County
8.55%
Georgia
7.83%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Savannah
9.14%
Chatham County
8.18%
Georgia
8.99%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Savannah
57.86%
Chatham County
62.45%
Georgia
80.41%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Savannah
5.86%
Chatham County
6.36%
Georgia
6.03%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Savannah
11.29%
Chatham County
10.82%
Georgia
15.96%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Savannah
5.14%
Chatham County
4.55%
Georgia
4.25%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Savannah
10.71%
Chatham County
10.91%
Georgia
10.06%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Savannah
61.56%
Chatham County
64.91%
Georgia
74.74%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
42
Savannah Average
136
Chatham County Average
110
Georgia Average
108
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
44
Savannah Average
117
Chatham County Average
93
Georgia Average
92
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
1,780
Savannah Average
4,314
Chatham County Average
3,613
Georgia Average
3,943
United States Average
4,470

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$477,590
Savannah Average
$1,251,674
Chatham County Average
$1,024,705
Georgia Average
$1,022,943
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$268
Savannah Average
$290
Chatham County Average
$284
Georgia Average
$259
United States Average
$295

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$11,371
Savannah Average
$9,210
Chatham County Average
$9,297
Georgia Average
$9,450
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$10,854
Savannah Average
$10,662
Chatham County Average
$11,061
Georgia Average
$11,122
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

04/12/2007 - Electrical

04/12/2007 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Resident Rights

04/12/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Properly hold, secure and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Mistreatment

04/12/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Quality Care

04/12/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Quality Care

04/12/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Quality Care

04/12/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
offer Flu or Pneumococal vaccine to some residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

04/12/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Environmental

04/12/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

04/12/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

04/12/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridors that are separated from common areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/12/2007
Date Fixed:
05/25/2007

03/30/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

03/30/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

03/30/2006 - Quality Care

03/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

03/30/2006 - Pharmacy Service

03/30/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

03/30/2006 - Mistreatment

03/30/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

03/30/2006 - Resident Rights

03/30/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

03/30/2006 - Environmental

03/30/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

03/30/2006 - Quality Care

03/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/30/2006
Date Fixed:
05/14/2006

02/02/2005 - Environmental

02/02/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/02/2005
Date Fixed:
03/18/2005

02/02/2005 - Quality Care

02/02/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/02/2005
Date Fixed:
03/18/2005

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Last Modified

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Savannah at a Glance

Savannah has a total population of 131,510, of which 33,618 are children under the age of 18 and 17,467 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.3.

Total Population:
131,510
Median Age:
32.3
Males:
62,039 (47.2%)
Female:
69,471 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
33,618 (25.6%)
Adults (18-64):
80,425 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
17,467 (13.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Savannah
Married:
45,157 (34.3%)
Divorced:
12,355 (9.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Savannah
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,938 (2.23%)
White:
51,108 (38.86%)
African American:
75,072 (57.08%)
Asian:
1,997 (1.52%)
Pacific Islander:
92 (0.07%)
Indian:
303 (0.23%)
Other:
1,224 (0.93%)
Two or More:
1,714 (1.30%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Savannah

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
5
Doctors:
1,407
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
10
Medical Suppliers:
89
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $36,410 while the median household income is $29,038. Roughly 20.90% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,410
Household Income:
$29,038
In Poverty:
20.90%

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