Blair Ridge Health Campus is a facility in Peru, Indiana, which has 23,766 people. We awarded it an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the pack score. With no elite nursing homes in the city, this proved to be the highest graded facility in Peru. We were also pleased to find that this place received consistently decent grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
Blair Ridge Health Campus
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
269 Meadowview Dr,
Peru IN 46970
77.63% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled in our short-term care category, with an A in this area. Our short-term care scores are believed to be most critical for folks needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This includes not only nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Remarkably, this facility actually earned a good grade in inspections as well. We awarded it a B- for that category, which is one of our better grades. Our inspection scores are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to the well being of residents. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
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This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of B- in this category. Nursing scores are tied to quantity of nursing care available. This particular facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This figure is far below the national average. Finally, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours, this facility performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is generally an indicator that a facility has quality controls in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next category, this nursing home was awarded a decent long-term care score of C. In our long-term care score, we analyze the sheer quantity of care provided by a nursing home, as well as a series of qualitative measures. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Blair Ridge Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term care patients which developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced a urinary tract infection. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for treating several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 12.89% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing depressive symptoms. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 91.48% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 15.74% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 15.7% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Blair Ridge Health Campus, 73.78% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Peru, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Peru, Indiana has 3 other nursing homes
- Dukes Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 1.18 miles away275 W 12th St Peru Indiana 46970Voluntary non-profit - Private(765) 472-8000
- Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.36 miles away1101 Michigan Ave Logansport Indiana 46947Government - Local(574) 753-7541
- Parkview Wabash Hospital, IncCritical Access Hospitals 14.99 miles away10 John Kissinger Drive Wabash Indiana 46992Voluntary non-profit - Private(260) 563-3131
- St Vincent KokomoAcute Care Hospitals 19.14 miles away1907 W Sycamore St Kokomo Indiana 46904Voluntary non-profit - Church(765) 452-5611
- Fmc - Peru Dialysis2.01 miles away25 West 2nd Street Peru Indiana 46970Dialysis Stations: 12 (765) 472-1531
- Fmc- Logansport Dialysis12.95 miles away1333 Smith St Logansport Indiana 46947Dialysis Stations: 12 (574) 739-0326