Adams Woodcrest is a large government-owned nursing home located in Decatur, Indiana. It looks like this is a quality nursing home. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable score. You can definitely do much worse than this facility. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - City/county
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections were nearly perfect. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was awarded favorable long-term care scores this year. Indeed, we gave it one of our more favorable grades in that area, with a score of B+. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed is short-term care. This facility was awarded an above average short-term care grade, with a B in this area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is typically a reliable measure of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The next area we rated ended up being this facility's worst category. Nevertheless, even in its weakest link we still awarded it an acceptable grade of B- in nursing. Nursing grades are primarily based on a facility's nurse staffing. This particular facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This figure is significantly below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly excelled in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Adams Woodcrest Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Adams Woodcrest, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Adams Woodcrest, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients which have suffered falls which caused severe injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Adams Woodcrest, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint could be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Adams Woodcrest, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Adams Woodcrest, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Adams Woodcrest, 12.38% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Adams Woodcrest, 91.56% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Adams Woodcrest, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Adams Woodcrest, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Adams Woodcrest, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Adams Woodcrest, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Adams Woodcrest, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Adams Woodcrest, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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