Asbury Towers Health Care Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Greencastle, Indiana. This nursing home is a middle of the road facility, with an overall grade of B-. Based on the data we reviewed, there are definitely far worse places out there. The best part of this nursing home's profile is is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
Asbury Towers Health Care Center
- 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
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home excelled in our short-term care category, with an A in this category. This really propped up its overall score. In computing our short-term care ratings, we look at a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This area is generally a reliable assessment of a nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6.3 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home received an impressive grade of B+ in nursing. Nursing grades are largely tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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This nursing home received its third best category score in inspections. Inspection ratings are based on a facility's recent government inspection reports. We gave this facility a C in this area. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. This nursing home had 3 deficiencies on its government inspection report, but we were relieved to find that none were in categories G through L. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Unfortunately, we also need to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received significant government fines in recent years.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last area, this facility was given a grade of C in long-term care, which is generally a decent rating. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home provided the vaccine to just 69.38776 percent of its patients. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Asbury Towers Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients who had falls which caused severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients who have sustained a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 12.38% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 91.56% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Asbury Towers Health Care Center, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Greencastle, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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