State Analysis Report for Mississippi

Key metrics for nursing homes in Mississippi including change in number of homes and number of beds, nursing home staffing levels, occupancy, newest nursing homes, and more. This report is updated weekly.

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

Updated on May 19, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Mississippi has a total of 202 active skilled nursing facilities with 17,297 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 2,940,057, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 169.97 persons in Mississippi. There were 14,960 residents as May 19, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 86.49 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, Mississippi has added 0 new beds and lost 0 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 Mississippi and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.60 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.36 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 1.08 0.87
All Staff 4.04 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Mississippi:

COVID-19 Infections in Mississippi 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 Mississippi there were a total of 1 new cases and 1 new deaths among residents for the week ending May 19, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Mississippi

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

No homes were removed by CMS over the past twelve months.

Occupancy Percentages for Mississippi Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Mississippi. 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 Mississippi

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Mississippi 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
Indianola Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
401 HIGHWAY 82 WEST
INDIANOLA, MS
0.00
Sunshine Health Care, Inc
1677 HIGHWAY 9 NORTH
PONTOTOC, MS
1.33
Methodist Specialty Care Center
1 LAYFAIR DRIVE SUITE 500
FLOWOOD, MS
1.33
Singing River Skilled Nursing Facility
2809 DENNY AVENUE
PASCAGOULA, MS
2.00
Baptist Memorial Hospital Gt
2520 5TH STREET NORTH
COLUMBUS, MS
2.00
Carthage Senior Care
302 ELLIS STREET
CARTHAGE, MS
2.40
Forrest General Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit
6051 US HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH
HATTIESBURG, MS
2.67
Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation
60 SHADY LAWN PLACE
VICKSBURG, MS
4.67
Greene County Health and Rehabilitation
1017 JACKSON STREET
LEAKESVILLE, MS
4.67
Pontotoc Nursing Home
176 SOUTH MAIN STREET
PONTOTOC, MS
5.33

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

Facility Rating
Liberty Community Living Ctr
323 INDUSTRIAL PARK DRIVE
LIBERTY, MS
369.00
Starkville Manor Health Care and Rehabilitation Ce
1001 HOSPITAL ROAD
STARKVILLE, MS
353.17
/
Courtyard Rehabilitation and Healthcare
501 SOUTH LOCUST STREET
MCCOMB, MS
342.17
/
Lakeview Nursing Center
16411 ROBINSON ROAD
GULFPORT, MS
318.33
/
Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
925 CALHOUN AVENUE
YAZOO CITY, MS
295.83
/
Sunplex Sub-Acute Center
6520 SUNSCOPE DRIVE
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS
293.83
/
Courtyards Comm Living Center
907 EAST WALKER STREET
FULTON, MS
285.00
/
Vineyard Court Nursing Center
2002 5TH STREET NORTH
COLUMBUS, MS
269.67
/
Cornerstone Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
302 ALCORN DRIVE
CORINTH, MS
250.33
/
Cleveland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
4036 HIGHWAY 8 EAST
CLEVELAND, MS
218.67
/

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Skilled Nursing Homes in Mississippi Compared to Nationwide

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

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 5.50 Lower
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 0.50 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 4.10 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 0.50 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 4.40 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 0.50 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 72.60 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.36 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.08 Higher
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.60 Lower
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.68 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 4.04 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.38 Higher
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.35 Lower
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.04 Lower
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 49.60 Lower
Registered Nurse Turnover 42.50 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.50 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.35 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.08 Lower
Number Of Fines 1.20 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 24,671.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 19.14 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6.31 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 48.41 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 1.40 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 2.46 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 1.69 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.34 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.19 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 96.06 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 20.58 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 88.77 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 2.80 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 19.96 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 22.97 Higher
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 9.55 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 96.31 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 68.59 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 82.54 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 26.22 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 15.29 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 2.41 Higher
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.85 Higher

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