Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation is an average-sized government-owned nursing home located in Sullivan, Indiana. This nursing home was given an overall grade of B-, which is a respectable grade. In our view, this place looks like a solid choice for most people. One of the highlights of this nursing home's report card is its impressive inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
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Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Adult Day 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
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this turned out to be a decent nursing home is that it received an elite inspection grade. In fact, its inspection grade was far superior to its overall grade. In the inspections category, we gave this facility an A-. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given its next highest category grade in the category of short-term care. We gave this nursing home a grade of B- in this area, which is a decent score. Our short-term care grades are probably most critical for folks needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes not just nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of B-. Our nursing score is mostly based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this nursing home performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is usually a reliable indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our last category, this nursing home was awarded a C in long-term care, which is generally an acceptable score. In computing these long-term care scores, we assess the facility's personal care services. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 84.92063 percent of its residents. This is quite a bit below the national average. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 7.36% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term residents which are suffering from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 4.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 1.69% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 13.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which are administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 14.48% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression could be a sign worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 91.03% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 15.46% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Many believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 12.91% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels.
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 1.53 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 12.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 12.43 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation, 73.74% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
- Sullivan County Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.42 miles away2200 N Section St Sullivan Indiana 47882Government - Local(812) 268-4311
- Greene County General HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 16.11 miles away1185 N 1000 W Linton Indiana 47441Government - Local(812) 847-2281
- Crawford Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.55 miles away1000 North Allen Street Robinson Illinois 62454Government - Hospital District or Authority(618) 544-3131
- Davita-Sullivan Dialysis0.35 miles away2232 N Hospital Blvd, Suite 1 Sullivan Indiana 47882Dialysis Stations: 13 (812) 268-5593
- Fmc - Vigo County15.58 miles away1705 E Industrial Drive Terre Haute Indiana 47802Dialysis Stations: 16 (812) 298-8043
- Fmc - Linton15.84 miles away1204 N. 1000 W. Linton Indiana 47441Dialysis Stations: 7 (812) 847-3811
- Davita - Crawford County Home Training18.57 miles away1302 E. Main Street, Unit G Robinson Illinois 62454Dialysis Stations: 2 (618) 544-9050
- Davita - Robinson Dialysis19.5 miles away1215 N. Allen Street, Ste B Robinson Illinois 62454CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 9 (618) 544-7092