Altoona Health & Rehab

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Altoona, Alabama (AL).

Altoona Health & Rehab is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 50 beds based at 6532 Walnut Grove Road in Altoona, AL. The facility has 50 residents indicating 100% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 43 Medicare patients were given 1,405 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $289,932 by Medicare. 60 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $35,502 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than 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 lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination at Altoona Health & Rehab.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, 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, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, and long-stay residents to lose too much weight.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

6532 Walnut Grove Road
Altoona, AL 35952

Phone Number

(205) 589-6394

Geographic Coordinates

34.056247, -86.30914
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

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
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

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

This Provider This Provider
50
Etowah County Average
141
Alabama Average
115
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Etowah County
86.67%
Alabama
87.42%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
50
Etowah County Average
121
Alabama Average
101
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Etowah County
0 (0.00%)
Alabama
16 (6.93%)
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
No
Etowah County
0 (0.00%)
Alabama
14 (6.06%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 06/13/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/09/2006 - Health Survey
  • 01/26/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 01/21/2005 - Health Survey
  • 01/14/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 01/07/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.29
Etowah County Average
0.37
Alabama Average
0.50
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
2.47
Etowah County Average
2.71
Alabama Average
2.57
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
1.00
Etowah County Average
1.12
Alabama Average
1.02
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
1.29
Etowah County Average
1.49
Alabama Average
1.52
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%
Etowah County
93.17%
Alabama
85.06%
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.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Etowah County
18.67%
Alabama
14.09%
United States
16.08%

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
2.00%
Etowah County
1.67%
Alabama
3.13%
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
0.00%
Etowah County
7.50%
Alabama
7.29%
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
2.00%
Etowah County
4.33%
Alabama
8.42%
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
84.00%
Etowah County
90.33%
Alabama
74.50%
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
0.00%
Etowah County
3.17%
Alabama
3.48%
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
2.00%
Etowah County
9.83%
Alabama
10.79%
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
8.00%
Etowah County
5.33%
Alabama
4.53%
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
7.00%
Etowah County
13.50%
Alabama
10.19%
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
95.00%
Etowah County
87.17%
Alabama
68.74%
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
43
Etowah County Average
251
Alabama Average
143
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
71
Etowah County Average
233
Alabama Average
125
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
1,405
Etowah County Average
7,137
Alabama Average
4,906
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
60
Etowah County Average
67
Alabama Average
85
United States Average
301

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
$289,932
Etowah County Average
$1,944,172
Alabama Average
$1,269,011
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
$206
Etowah County Average
$272
Alabama Average
$259
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$35,502
Etowah County Average
$43,289
Alabama Average
$83,374
United States Average
$266,523

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
$6,743
Etowah County Average
$7,751
Alabama Average
$8,857
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
$4,084
Etowah County Average
$8,332
Alabama Average
$10,137
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$592
Etowah County Average
$650
Alabama Average
$984
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

06/13/2006 - Exits and Egress

06/13/2006 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/13/2006
Date Fixed:
06/26/2006

06/13/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/13/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/13/2006
Date Fixed:
06/26/2006

06/09/2006 - Resident Rights

06/09/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/09/2006
Date Fixed:
07/16/2006

06/09/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

06/09/2006 - 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:
06/09/2006
Date Fixed:
07/16/2006

06/09/2006 - Administration

06/09/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/09/2006
Date Fixed:
07/16/2006

06/09/2006 - Resident Rights

06/09/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Send and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/09/2006
Date Fixed:
07/16/2006

01/26/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

01/26/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/26/2005
Date Fixed:
03/08/2005

01/21/2005 - Quality Care

01/21/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/21/2005
Date Fixed:
03/07/2005

01/21/2005 - Resident Assessment

01/21/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/21/2005
Date Fixed:
03/07/2005

01/21/2005 - Quality Care

01/21/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/21/2005
Date Fixed:
03/07/2005

08/25/2004 - Mistreatment

08/25/2004 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and being separated from others.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
09/11/2004

08/25/2004 - Environmental

08/25/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Move, clean and store sheets, towels and other linens in a way that prevents the spread of infection.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
09/11/2004

08/25/2004 - Resident Rights

08/25/2004 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
09/11/2004

08/25/2004 - Mistreatment

08/25/2004 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
09/11/2004

01/07/2004 - Quality Care

01/07/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
01/07/2004
Date Fixed:
01/09/2004

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:43 PM MST

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Altoona at a Glance

Altoona has a total population of 984, of which 251 are children under the age of 18 and 171 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.5.

Total Population:
984
Median Age:
38.5
Males:
433 (44.0%)
Female:
551 (56.0%)
Children (0-17):
251 (25.5%)
Adults (18-64):
562 (57.1%)
Seniors (65+):
171 (17.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Altoona
Married:
420 (42.7%)
Divorced:
82 (8.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Altoona
Hispanic Ethnicity:
25 (2.54%)
White:
939 (95.43%)
African American:
25 (2.54%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
1 (0.10%)
Other:
9 (0.91%)
Two or More:
10 (1.02%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Altoona

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.66, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.66 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
4
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $28,750 while the median household income is $20,469. Roughly 26.42% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$28,750
Household Income:
$20,469
In Poverty:
26.42%

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