Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is located in Ashland, Kentucky. This city has a total of 40,470 people. This proved to be a middle of the pack facility, with an overall grade of B-. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to be a good fit for most people. More information on this nursing home's category grades is available below. Its best category was long-term care, which is discussed in the next paragraph.
Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home really fared well in long-term care, with an A in this area. This really propped up its overall score quite a bit. When facilities receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.04 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
This nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some 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 tells you CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Short-term Care Quality
We awarded this facility a grade of just D for our short-term care grade. This is not one of our better scores. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most facilities. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
This nursing home's least impressive area is nursing, which is the last area we looked at. Unfortunately, we gave it an abysmal F in this area. Even with some respectable grades in other categories, this score is nevertheless alarming so we wanted to make a note of it. There are numerous factors within this area. Many of these data points relate to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home offered just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is not a very impressive figure. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing ratings. This facility fared well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. However, this datapoint can be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 8.14% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression may be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 89.73% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.2 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Boyd Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Ashland, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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