34th
285
8.54%
2.85stars
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Kentucky Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents who developed pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of nursing care quality.

B-
8.54%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.

B-
4%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a nursing home with worse hygeine protocols. However, this statistic can also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.

B
3.03%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B-
17.13%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

C
27.73%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. High levels of depression could indicate lower quaity care.

B+
2.74%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

B
90.87%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate decline of a resident's well-being.

B
16.11%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that the ability to move around is critical to patients well-being.

B-
20.1%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.

B-
1.98

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

B-
20.1

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

B-
12.97

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

B-
65.2%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Kentucky's
Nursing Home Quality
B
B+
Long-Term Care
A
Inspection Reports
B-
Nurse Quality
B-
Short-Term Care
More information about Kentucky
Number of Hospitals: 102
Number of Dialysis facilities: 126
Number of Medicaid beds: 26,744

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Telford Terrace
  2. Twin Lakes
  3. Baptist Health La Grange
  4. Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital Ltc
  5. Deupree Cottages
Kentucky is ranked as the 40th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Nursing Facility of Hardin Memorial Hospital
  2. St Elizabeth Ft Thomas Snf
  3. St Elizabeth Florence Snf
  4. Signature Healthcare at Sts Mary & Elizabeth Hospi
  5. St. Mary's Hospital
Kentucky is ranked as the 41st best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Otterbein Union Township
  2. Emerald Trace
  3. Prestonsburg Health Care Center
  4. River's Bend Retirement Community
  5. Telford Terrace
Kentucky is ranked as the 17th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center
  2. Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation Center
  3. The Springs at Stony Brook
  4. Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital � Snf
  5. Clark Regional Medical Center
Kentucky is ranked as the 19th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Kentucky cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Ashland462
B+
Bardstown321
B
Berea211
C
Bowling Green643
B+
Calvert City200
C
Campbellsville221
C
Clinton200
B
Corbin410
B
Covington12613
C
Cynthiana301
B+
Danville233
C
Dawson Springs200
B-
Elizabethtown522
B
Erlanger4135
A-
Florence393
B-
Fort Thomas32512
A
Frankfort221
C
Ft Mitchell1169
B
Georgetown232
B-
Glasgow621
B+
Greenville311
B
Hardinsburg201
B+
Harrodsburg222
B+
Hazard211
B
Henderson241
B
Hopkinsville433
B
Kuttawa210
B+
La Grange221
A-
Lebanon211
B-
Leitchfield211
B-
Lexington15105
B+
London111
A-
Louisville432610
B
Madisonville421
C
Mayfield311
B-
Morehead211
A-
Morganfield201
A
Newport12613
A-
Nicholasville120
F
Owensboro721
B+
Paducah433
B-
Pikeville221
C
Prestonsburg232
B+
Radcliff242
B+
Richmond321
B+
Shelbyville221
A-
Somerset421
B-
Winchester211
B