Ketcham Memorial Center is a small non-profit nursing home located in Odon, Indiana. Sporting an overall grade of B+, this facility should work for most prospective patients. You can definitely do much worse than this nursing home. This facility was stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Ketcham Memorial Center
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Meal Delivery
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home also earned top notch health inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our best grades in this category, with an A. Our inspection scores are tied to several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Although this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. There are several factors within this category. Most of these datapoints reflect staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to an additional strength for this facility, we gave them one of our higher scores in our long-term care category as well, with a B. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in this category it typically means it's well-staffed and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 94.029854 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is short-term care. We awarded this nursing home an acceptable score in that category, with a grade of B-. Although this was not as dominant as some of its other scores, it is nevertheless nothing to be ashamed of. Our short-term care grades are thought to be most meaningful for individuals requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means not just nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 4.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ketcham Memorial Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 7.36% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 4.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 1.69% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 13.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 14.48% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 91.03% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 15.46% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 12.91% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 1.53 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 12.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 12.43 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ketcham Memorial Center, 73.74% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.