Pontotoc Nursing Home

Pontotoc Nursing Home


Pontotoc Nursing Home is located in Pontotoc, MS, part of Pontotoc County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 5,684. 17.7% of residents are 65 years or older, 1.2% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Algoma, Ecru, and Randolph.

Our network provides data for 3 senior living communities in Pontotoc, MS with this community.

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, Pontotoc Nursing Home accepts Medicaid. The facility contains 44 beds with an average occupancy rate of 98.9%.

Neither resident nor family council is available. Pontotoc Nursing Home is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

Pontotoc Nursing Home reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Mississippi’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication


33.8% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 14.3% more than the nation and 11% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication


12.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 2.1% less than the nation and 7.8% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control


28.4% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 18.6% less than the nation and 21.6% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms


4.4% of residents have depressive symptoms, 3.1% less than the nation and 2.1% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury


0.6% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 2.8% less than the nation and 2.7% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help


15.8% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 1.2% more than the nation and 3.2% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine


98.3% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 2.9% more than the nation and 1.7% more than the state.

Physical Restraints


0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine


99.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 6.7% more than the nation and 2.6% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers


5.5% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 2.6% less than the nation and 5.1% less than the state.



4.2% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.8% more than the nation and 1.2% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter


0% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 1.6% less than the nation and 1.6% less than the state.

Weight Loss


9.2% of residents lose too much weight, 3.2% more than the nation and 1.7% more than the state.

Worsening Movability


23.1% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 5.1% more than the nation and 2.2% more than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Pneumococcal Vaccine


95.5% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 16% more than the nation and 10.4% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine


92.5% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 15.8% more than the nation and 13.2% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series


100% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 12.7% more than the nation and 14% more than the state.

Resident Boosters


77.3% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 20% more than the nation and 30.5% more than the state.

Staff Primary Series


79.2% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 7.7% less than the nation and 6.8% less than the state.

Staff Boosters


20% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 22.9% less than the nation and 8.8% less than the state.

Pontotoc Nursing Home provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Mississippi’s averages.

Local Businesses and Organizations


For Pontotoc Nursing Home residents that require a hospital visit, North Mississippi Medical Center-Pontotoc is the closest, 0 miles away. North Mississippi Medical Center is the next nearest, 15.96 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are CVS Pharmacy, 1.44 miles away, and Fred’s, 1.46 miles away. Montgomery Drugs and Friendship Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, South Main Dental and Duff Dental Clinic are 0.15 miles and 0.31 miles away. As for vision care, Shannon Graham Eye Clinic is 0.4 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Ballard Park is 13.1 miles away, and Casey Dillard Park is 16.67 miles away. Movies on Time Temp Plus is 0.23 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Pontotoc Library, 0.59 miles from Pontotoc Nursing Home.

Nearby places of worship include First Presbyterian Church and Harvest Time Church of God. The former is 0.13 miles, and the latter is 0.19 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Marty’s Hair House is 1.17 miles away.


Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including KC’s Grill and BT&S, 0.38 miles and 0.44 miles away. The Kitchen Table and Austin’s are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Ez Monee Discount Grocery is 0.46 miles away, and Piggly Wiggly is 1.16 miles away. Jimmy Munn Distributor and Kinnikinnick Foods are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Renasant Bank, 0.38 miles away, or First Choice Bank, 0.43 miles away. BancorpSouth and First National Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Pontotoc

July was Pontotoc’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 94°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 31°F.

The city saw 48.28 inches of precipitation, 5.7 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 69% over the last 12 months.

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