Health Care, Inc

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

Health Care, Inc is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 53 beds based at PO Box 130 in Ashville, AL. The facility has 49 residents indicating 92% of its beds are occupied, which is about 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 17 Medicare patients were given 419 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $88,184 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 higher than 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 be given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection at Health Care, Inc.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Individual

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

PO Box 130
Ashville, AL 35953

Phone Number

(205) 594-5148

Geographic Coordinates

33.817665, -86.213044
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a zip code level.

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
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
53
St. Clair County Average
69
Alabama Average
115
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
St. Clair County
91.67%
Alabama
87.42%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
49
St. Clair County Average
63
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
St. Clair 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
St. Clair County
0 (0.00%)
Alabama
14 (6.06%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 02/21/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/15/2007 - Health Survey
  • 09/14/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/01/2005 - 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
0.46
St. Clair County Average
0.43
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
3.24
St. Clair County Average
2.52
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
0.90
St. Clair County Average
0.81
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
1.36
St. Clair County Average
1.24
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
90.00%
St. Clair County
82.33%
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.

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
3.00%
St. Clair County
1.00%
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.

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
11.00%
St. Clair County
9.00%
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
22.00%
St. Clair County
12.67%
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
95.00%
St. Clair County
61.67%
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
1.00%
St. Clair County
3.67%
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
15.00%
St. Clair County
16.33%
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
7.00%
St. Clair County
8.67%
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
9.00%
St. Clair County
11.00%
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.

Note:

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

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
17
St. Clair County Average
46
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
6
St. Clair 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
419
St. Clair County Average
1,668
Alabama Average
4,906
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
$88,184
St. Clair County Average
$385,801
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
$210
St. Clair County Average
$231
Alabama 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
$5,187
St. Clair County Average
$8,327
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
$14,697
St. Clair County Average
$12,313
Alabama Average
$10,137
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

02/21/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

02/21/2007 - 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:
02/21/2007
Date Fixed:
03/07/2007

02/21/2007 - Electrical

02/21/2007 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2007
Date Fixed:
02/22/2007

02/21/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

02/21/2007 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2007
Date Fixed:
02/22/2007

02/15/2007 - Quality Care

02/15/2007 - 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:
02/15/2007
Date Fixed:
04/30/2007

02/15/2007 - Quality Care

02/15/2007 - 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:
02/15/2007
Date Fixed:
04/30/2007

02/15/2007 - Mistreatment

02/15/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/15/2007
Date Fixed:
04/30/2007

02/15/2007 - Quality Care

02/15/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/15/2007
Date Fixed:
04/30/2007

09/14/2005 - Smoking Regulations

09/14/2005 - Smoking Regulations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoking Regulations
Issue:
posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or did not provide ashtrays where smoking was allowed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/14/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/14/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

09/14/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/14/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/14/2005 - Exits and Egress

09/14/2005 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
proper exit design.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/14/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

09/14/2005 - 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:
09/14/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/14/2005 - Electrical

09/14/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/14/2005
Date Fixed:
10/05/2005

09/01/2005 - Environmental

09/01/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/01/2005
Date Fixed:
09/23/2005

09/01/2005 - Environmental

09/01/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure there is a program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/01/2005
Date Fixed:
09/23/2005

09/01/2005 - Resident Rights

09/01/2005 - 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:
09/01/2005
Date Fixed:
09/23/2005

06/17/2004 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/17/2004 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
properly maintained smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/17/2004
Date Fixed:
07/20/2004

06/17/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors

06/17/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/17/2004
Date Fixed:
08/30/2004

06/04/2004 - Quality Care

06/04/2004 - 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:
06/04/2004
Date Fixed:
06/30/2004

06/04/2004 - Mistreatment

06/04/2004 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/04/2004
Date Fixed:
06/30/2004

06/04/2004 - Environmental

06/04/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/04/2004
Date Fixed:
06/30/2004

06/04/2004 - Quality Care

06/04/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/04/2004
Date Fixed:
06/30/2004

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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Ashville at a Glance

Ashville has a total population of 2,260, of which 581 are children under the age of 18 and 316 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.3.

Total Population:
2,260
Median Age:
36.3
Males:
1,143 (50.6%)
Female:
1,117 (49.4%)
Children (0-17):
581 (25.7%)
Adults (18-64):
1,363 (60.3%)
Seniors (65+):
316 (14.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ashville
Married:
1,147 (50.8%)
Divorced:
153 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ashville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
65 (2.88%)
White:
1,569 (69.42%)
African American:
600 (26.55%)
Asian:
4 (0.18%)
Pacific Islander:
7 (0.31%)
Indian:
4 (0.18%)
Other:
41 (1.81%)
Two or More:
35 (1.55%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ashville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.51, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.51 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
2
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $38,355 while the median household income is $31,509. Roughly 14.82% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,355
Household Income:
$31,509
In Poverty:
14.82%

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