Analysis Report of Nursing Homes in Alabama

Key metrics for nursing homes in Alabama including number and beds, staffing levels, occupancy, newest facilities, and more. Updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Alabama- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on June 30, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Alabama has a total of 224 active skilled nursing facilities with 25,759 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 5,074,296, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 196.99 persons in Alabama. There were 21,065 residents as June 30, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 81.78 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Alabama has added 0 new beds and lost 26 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Alabama and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.58 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.46 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.83 0.87
All Staff 3.87 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Alabama:

COVID-19 Infections in Alabama Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Alabama there were a total of 43 new cases and 43 new deaths among residents for the week ending June 30, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Alabama

No new homes were reported by CMS over the past twelve months.

Alabama lost 1 skilled nursing facilities and 26 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
East Alabama Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facili 26

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for Alabama Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Alabama. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Alabama

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Alabama based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Crowne Health Care of Citronelle
19225 NORTH 4TH STREET
CITRONELLE, AL
0.00
Little Sisters of The Poor Sacred Heart Residence
1655 MCGILL AVENUE
MOBILE, AL
0.67
Washington County Nursing Home
14600 ST STEPHENS AVENUE
CHATOM, AL
0.67
Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home
105 WEST WINDSOR ST
DEMOPOLIS, AL
1.33
Camden Nursing Facility Inc.
210 PONDEROSA DRIVE
CAMDEN, AL
1.33
Atmore Nursing Center
715 EAST LAUREL STREET
ATMORE, AL
1.33
Terrace Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Inc
390 UNDERWOOD ROAD
RUSSELLVILLE, AL
2.67
Keller Landing
813 KELLER LANE
TUSCUMBIA, AL
2.67
El Reposo Nursing Facility
260 MILNER CHAPEL ROAD
FLORENCE, AL
3.33
Cleburne County Nursing Home
122 BROCKFORD ROAD
HEFLIN, AL
3.33

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Alabama based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Attalla Health and Rehab
915 STEWART AVENUE SOUTHEAST
ATTALLA, AL
335.17
Knollwood Healthcare
3151-A KNOLLWOOD DRIVE
MOBILE, AL
309.83
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Signature Healthcare of Whitesburg Gardens
105 TEAKWOOD DRIVE SW
HUNTSVILLE, AL
271.50
Diversicare of Foley
1701 NORTH ALSTON STREET
FOLEY, AL
238.83
Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Ctr LLC
1000 DUGAN AVENUE
BIRMINGHAM, AL
215.17
Rating Not Available
Nhc Healthcare, Moulton
300 HOSPITAL STREET
MOULTON, AL
156.33
Windsor House
4411 MCALLISTER DRIVE
HUNTSVILLE, AL
145.67
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Glen Haven Health and Rehabilitation, LLC
2201 32ND STREET
NORTHPORT, AL
141.83
Oak Crest Health and Wellness
325 SELMA ROAD
BESSEMER, AL
135.83
Oak Knoll Health and Rehabilitation, LLC
824 SIXTH AVENUE WEST
BIRMINGHAM, AL
131.67

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Skilled Nursing Homes in Alabama Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Alabama nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Alabama performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 3.20 Lower
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 3.30 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 3.00 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 3.40 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 3.90 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 3.20 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 94.20 Higher
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.46 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.83 Lower
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.58 Lower
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.41 Lower
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.87 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.23 Lower
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.32 Lower
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.04 Lower
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 50.80 Lower
Registered Nurse Turnover 44.20 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.60 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.30 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.88 Lower
Number Of Fines 1.10 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 10,338.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 12.18 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6.23 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 42.86 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 1.43 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 3.06 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 1.25 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.60 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.30 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 92.88 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 20.52 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 83.11 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 2.17 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 14.10 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 23.78 Higher
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 8.58 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 94.86 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 75.13 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 79.22 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 23.91 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 13.22 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 2.02 Higher
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.17 Lower

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