The Bell Minor Home

The Bell Minor Home

Overview

The Bell Minor Home is located in Gainesville, GA, part of Hall County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 43,417. 15.5% of residents are 65 years or older, 1% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Oakwood, Lula, and Gillsville.

Our network provides data for 13 senior living communities in Gainesville, GA with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit limited liability company, The Bell Minor Home accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 104 beds with an average occupancy rate of 79.2%.

Resident council is available. The Bell Minor 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

The Bell Minor 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 Georgia’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

B

15.4% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 4.1% less than the nation and 5.9% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

21.3% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 6.8% more than the nation and 3.2% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

F

75.3% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 28.3% more than the nation and 32.9% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

F

10.7% of residents have depressive symptoms, 3.2% more than the nation and 5.4% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

D

4.3% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 0.9% more than the nation and 1.1% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help

D

16.1% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 1.5% more than the nation and 0.6% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

B

98.9% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 3.5% more than the nation and 3.2% more than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

D

94.9% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 2.2% more than the nation and 1.5% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

B

4.9% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 3.2% less than the nation and 5.5% less than the state.

UTI

F

4.3% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 1.9% more than the nation and 1.1% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter

F

3.9% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 2.3% more than the nation and 2.4% more than the state.

Weight Loss

F

9.7% of residents lose too much weight, 3.7% more than the nation and 2.8% more than the state.

Worsening Movability

A

7.2% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 10.8% less than the nation and 13.5% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

D

1.9% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.1% more than the nation and 0.8% less than the state.

Improvements in Function

B

82% of residents saw improvements in function, 7.7% more than the nation and 12.1% more than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

A

98.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 18.8% more than the nation and 18.8% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

A

97.5% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 20.8% more than the nation and 21% more than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

F

79.1% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 8.2% less than the nation and 7.7% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

D

45.1% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 12.2% less than the nation and 5.7% less than the state.

Staff Primary Series

F

76.9% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 10% less than the nation and 14% less than the state.

Staff Boosters

C

40% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 2.9% less than the nation and 10% more than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

The Bell Minor 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 Georgia’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

F

Nurse aide hours total 1 hour and 31 minutes per resident daily, 40 minutes shorter than the nation and 22 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

A

Licensed partial nurse hours total 1 hour and 13 minutes per resident daily, 20 minutes longer than the nation and 8 minutes longer than the state.

Registered Nurse

F

Registered nurse hours total 14 minutes per resident daily, 26 minutes shorter than the nation and 12 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 10 minutes per resident daily, 16 minutes shorter than the nation and 5 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

D

Physical therapist hours total 2 minutes per resident daily, 2 minutes shorter than the nation and 1 minute shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

F

The registered nurse turnover rate is 100%, 48.1% higher than the nation and 47.1% higher than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

F

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 93.8%, 40.5% higher than the nation and 40.6% higher than the state.

Administrator

C

1 administrator left the facility within a recent one-year period, 0.3 more than the nation and 0.2 more than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For The Bell Minor Home residents that require a hospital visit, Northeast Georgia Medical Center is the closest, 2.09 miles away. Oakwood VA Clinic is the next nearest, 9.82 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Hall County Family Health Center Pharmacy, 0.61 miles away, and Hcg Family Hea, 0.62 miles away. Medical Park Pharmacy and J & J Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, Hulsey Dentistry and Kegler and Associates Family Dental are 0.66 miles and 0.68 miles away. As for vision care, Gainesville Eye Associates is 0.8 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, City Park is 2.33 miles away, and Laurel Park is 2.42 miles away. Hollywood 15 Cinemas is 4.35 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Brenau Trustee Library, 2.33 miles from The Bell Minor Home.

Nearby places of worship include New Haven Congregational Holiness Church and Faith Baptist Church. The former is 0.54 miles, and the latter is 0.6 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Supercuts is 0.66 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Double D and SUBWAY, 0.19 miles and 0.49 miles away. Shane’s Rib Shack and Rabbittown Cafe are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Kroger is 0.67 miles away, and Schreiber Foods is 0.71 miles away. Bargain Food Mart and Big Creek Foods are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at Gainesville Bank & Trust East Hall Office, 0.54 miles away, or SunTrust Bank, 1.41 miles away. Community Bank & Trust and South State Bank are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Gainesville

July was Gainesville’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 89°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 34°F.

The city saw 50.9 inches of precipitation, 8.4 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 65% over the last 12 months.

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