Clay County Nursing Home

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

Clay County Nursing Home is an average sized, non-profit, nursing home with 114 beds based at 83825 Highway 9 PO Box 1270 in Ashland, AL. The facility has 82 residents indicating 72% of its beds are occupied, which is below average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 53 Medicare patients were given 1,149 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $175,038 by Medicare. 72 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $6,675 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is 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 much lower than 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 be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination at Clay County Nursing Home.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, short-stay residents to have delirium, short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Other

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

83825 Highway 9 PO Box 1270
Ashland, AL 36251

Phone Number

(256) 354-2131

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

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
114
Clay County Average
108
Alabama Average
115
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Clay County
82.50%
Alabama
87.42%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
82
Clay County Average
88
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
Clay 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
Clay County
0 (0.00%)
Alabama
14 (6.06%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 05/08/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 05/03/2007 - Health Survey
  • 09/29/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/22/2005 - Health Survey
  • 06/17/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/04/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.38
Clay County Average
0.35
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
2.84
Clay County Average
2.88
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
0.69
Clay County Average
0.94
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
1.07
Clay County Average
1.29
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%
Clay County
95.00%
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
18.00%
Clay County
17.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Clay County
11.00%
Alabama
11.63%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

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

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Clay County
3.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
35.00%
Clay County
43.50%
Alabama
45.98%
United States
48.78%

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
4.00%
Clay County
3.00%
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
5.00%
Clay County
4.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Clay County
95.00%
Alabama
68.59%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Clay County
0.00%
Alabama
1.15%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Clay County
17.50%
Alabama
17.80%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Clay County
95.00%
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
2.00%
Clay County
3.50%
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Clay County
0.00%
Alabama
1.71%
United States
2.33%

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
10.00%
Clay County
8.00%
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
3.00%
Clay County
2.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Clay County
21.50%
Alabama
12.34%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

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

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Clay County
6.50%
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%
Clay County
95.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Clay County
15.00%
Alabama
16.50%
United States
20.65%

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
53
Clay County Average
65
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
12
Clay County Average
31
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
1,149
Clay County Average
2,745
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
72
Clay County Average
90
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
$175,038
Clay County Average
$542,048
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
$152
Clay County Average
$198
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
$6,675
Clay County Average
$45,876
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
$3,303
Clay County Average
$8,339
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
$14,587
Clay County Average
$17,485
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
$93
Clay County Average
$510
Alabama Average
$984
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

05/08/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

05/08/2007 - 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:
05/08/2007
Date Fixed:
06/17/2007

05/08/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

05/08/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/08/2007
Date Fixed:
06/17/2007

05/08/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

05/08/2007 - 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:
05/08/2007
Date Fixed:
06/17/2007

05/03/2007 - Quality Care

05/03/2007 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/03/2007
Date Fixed:
06/17/2007

05/03/2007 - Pharmacy Service

05/03/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/03/2007
Date Fixed:
06/17/2007

05/03/2007 - Quality Care

05/03/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
05/03/2007
Date Fixed:
06/17/2007

09/29/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

09/29/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
proper backup exit lighting.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/29/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

09/29/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/29/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

09/29/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/29/2005 - Vertical Openings

09/29/2005 - Vertical Openings
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Vertical Openings
Issue:
protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/29/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

09/29/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/29/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/29/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

09/29/2005 - 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:
09/29/2005
Date Fixed:
11/10/2005

09/22/2005 - Quality Care

09/22/2005 - 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:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/06/2005

09/22/2005 - Quality Care

09/22/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/06/2005

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights

09/22/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2005
Date Fixed:
11/06/2005

03/03/2005 - Quality Care

03/03/2005 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/03/2005
Date Fixed:
04/17/2005

06/04/2004 - Resident Rights

06/04/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for; or 2) how to apply for Medicaid, along with the names and addresses of State groups that can help.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/04/2004
Date Fixed:
06/04/2004

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Ashland at a Glance

Ashland has a total population of 1,965, of which 414 are children under the age of 18 and 449 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 41.4.

Total Population:
1,965
Median Age:
41.4
Males:
887 (45.1%)
Female:
1,078 (54.9%)
Children (0-17):
414 (21.1%)
Adults (18-64):
1,102 (56.1%)
Seniors (65+):
449 (22.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ashland
Married:
859 (43.7%)
Divorced:
210 (10.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ashland
Hispanic Ethnicity:
53 (2.70%)
White:
1,449 (73.74%)
African American:
497 (25.29%)
Asian:
2 (0.10%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
0 (0.00%)
Other:
4 (0.20%)
Two or More:
13 (0.66%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ashland

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
32
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $33,583 while the median household income is $23,469. Roughly 17.86% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$33,583
Household Income:
$23,469
In Poverty:
17.86%

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