Alexandria Care Center is the only facility we found in Alexandria, Indiana. This facility is a subpar facility. A grade in this range suggests we found a few red flags. Based on our ratings, this place likely isn't the best fit for most prospective residents. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong inspection rating. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 70 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Government - County

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

While we were not high on this nursing home's overall grade, it actually received a very impressive inspection report this year. In fact, it received an excellent inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid nursing homes with a list of severe deficiencies flagged. While this place had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

We also ended up giving this facility a fairly respectable grade in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B-. Nursing grades are primarily associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home averages just 3.2 hours of nursing care per resident daily, which is not an impressive total. Finally, although this place got docked a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it actually excelled in a few of our quality-based measures. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it did remarkably well in this subcategory.

Short-term Care Quality

D
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Historical

Turning to the area of short-term care, this nursing home received a grade of just D in this category. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more highly-skilled nursing. This includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Given its poor grade in this area, we weren't surprised to find that this facility was well below average in terms of its number of physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the measures we analyzed. The last datapoint we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who returned home from the facility. This facility a bit in this area, with just 45.2 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.

Long-term Care Quality

F
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: FApr 19: FMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: DJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: FMay 20: FJun 20: FJul 20: FAug 20: F
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The last category we graded was long-term care. We gave it an abysmal F for this area, which is a rock bottom grade. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is often a bad sign for patient care and it may indicate that the place is not as well-staffed. One of the statistics we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. We were a bit concerned this facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to a relatively low 84.61538 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 1.13 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
D
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Alexandria Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Provider
A-
4.63%
State
B
6.86%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.

Provider
A-
1.78%
State
B
3.87%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
B
1.81%
State
B+
2.1%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
13.94%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.

Provider
A-
12.58%
State
B
20.46%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Provider
F
19.25%
State
B-
9.34%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
D
91.31%
State
B-
91.77%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.

Provider
D
22.63%
State
B
15.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
C
13.38%
State
B-
15.15%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
A-
1.18
State
B
1.61
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Provider
A-
13.38
State
B+
15.15
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
12.14
State
B
10.32
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Provider
B+
74.85%
State
B-
65.99%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Community Hospital of Anderson and Madison County 7.84 mi
1515 N Madison Ave Anderson Indiana 46011
(765) 298-4242
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Vincent Mercy Hospital 9.39 mi
1331 S a St Elwood Indiana 46036
(765) 552-4743
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
St Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Inc 10.16 mi
2015 Jackson St Anderson Indiana 46016
(765) 646-8373
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital 13.81 mi
2401 University Ave Muncie Indiana 47303
(765) 747-3111
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital Inc 19.58 mi
1000 S Main St Tipton Indiana 46072
(765) 675-8500
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc - Elwood 9.04 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1805 S. Anderson Street Elwood Indiana 46036
(765) 557-2362
Fmc - Dialysis Institute of Anderson 10.06 mi
CMS Rating: 2 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
1815 Jackson St. Anderson Indiana 46016
(765) 649-4792
Us Renal Care-Daleville 12.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
2220 E. 59th Street Anderson Indiana 46013
(765) 378-1735
Fmc - Muncie Dialysis 13.17 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
4021 West Kilgore Ave. Muncie Indiana 47304
(765) 284-3049
Dsi - North Muncie 13.67 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 30
2705 W North Street Muncie Indiana 47303
(765) 747-3020
Davita - Muncie 15.47 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
820 E Mcgalliard Muncie Indiana 47303
(765) 282-1266
Dsi - North Granville Dialysis Clinic 15.57 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
3001 North Granville Ave. Muncie Indiana 47303
(765) 288-3740