Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility is located in Hardinsburg, Kentucky. The city has 5,939 people. This nursing home was given an A- overall, which is very favorable score. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top quarter of all facilities in the nation. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility
- 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
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Top Nursing Home in Kentucky Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Hardinsburg, Kentucky Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Kentucky Awards 2021
Best Nursing Home in Hardinsburg, Kentucky Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to note that this nursing home excelled in our nursing rating. We gave them an A+ in this area. Our nursing score is primarily tied to the facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 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 avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its elite resume, this nursing home also performed well in our short-term care area. In fact, it received a grade of A in that area. Our short-term care grade is generally used to judge a facility's performance with rehabilitation. To have high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A- for our inspections rating. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing our inspection ratings. One key factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite minor. It does not appear that we have deficiency data for this facility. We wish we had more information about this facility. Without having access to complete information regarding deficiencies, it ended up being a challenge to assess this facility in the inspections category.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next area, this facility was given a respectable long-term care rating. While this was not nearly as dominant as several of its other category grades, this is truly not a terrible score. In calculating our long-term care grades, we quantify the facility's personal care services. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 9.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 3.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 29.93% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 8.23% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may imply a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 89.41% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 16.24% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 15.8% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 15.8 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
- Breckinridge Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.2 miles away1011 Old Highway 60 Hardinsburg Kentucky 40143Government - Local(270) 756-7000