Asbury Place at Kingsport is a senior living facility in Kingsport, Tennessee, a city with a population of 87,124 people. This turns out to be an A rated facility. This nursing home was given one of the highest ratings we offer. A grade in this range requires superb scores across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it as one of the 25 best nursing homes in Tennessee. Finally, this turned out to be a very consistent facility with consistent grades in all four of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
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Asbury Place at Kingsport
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Kingsport, Tennessee Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Tennessee Awards 2021
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Short-term Care Quality
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility received high marks in our short-term care rating as well. As a result, it received our highest score in that category with an A+. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is typically a fair measure of the facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its impressive performance in other areas, we gave this nursing home a score of A for its long-term care score. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is too frequently a life threatening ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility does not leave this to chance. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. In calculating our nursing ratings, we weigh both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a protocol of moving patients even once per day.
Adding to this nursing home's impressive resume, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for our inspections rating. With this score, the nursing home completes its straight A report card. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Asbury Place at Kingsport Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 8.88% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 3.29% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 3.08% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely the result of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 15.67% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 29.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 9.14% of Patients
This is the percent of patients demonstrating signs of depression. High levels of depression could imply lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 88.31% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 17.11% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the decline of a patient's health.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 11.68 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Asbury Place at Kingsport, 74.44% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Kingsport, TN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Kingsport, Tennessee has 4 other nursing homes
- Holston Valley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.45 miles away130 West Ravine Road Kingsport Tennessee 37662Voluntary non-profit - Private(423) 224-4000
- Indian Path Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.46 miles away2000 Brookside Dr Kingsport Tennessee 37660Voluntary non-profit - Private(423) 431-1941
- Franklin Woods Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18.92 miles away300 Med Tech Parkway Johnson City Tennessee 37604Voluntary non-profit - Private(423) 302-1120
- Fmc West Kingsport0.34 miles away3600 Netherland Inn Road Kingsport Tennessee 37660CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (423) 230-0461
- Fmc Kingsport5.43 miles away2002 Brookside Drive Suite 101 Kingsport Tennessee 37660CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 23 (423) 245-6464
- Fmc Johnson City19.1 miles away100 Technology Lane Johnson City Tennessee 37604Dialysis Stations: 17 (423) 929-7181
- Tn Smokie Mountain Dialysis19.17 miles away2320 Knob Creek Road Suite 408 Johnson City Tennessee 37604Dialysis Stations: 2 (423) 232-1969