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 third of all facilities in the nation. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing rating, which is addressed in the next section.
Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- 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
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
On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the category of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. Our nursing score assesses a handful of datapoints, most of which are tied to nursing hours. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving patients more frequently.
Short-term Care Quality
Among its many dominant grades, this facility was given a top-shelf short-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A- in that category. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. We were not able to track down deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without the deficiency data for this facility, it ended up being a challenge to grade it in the area of inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated turned out to be this facility's poorest area. However, even in its weakest link we still gave it an acceptable grade of B- in long-term care. In the category of long-term care, we assess the quantity of care offered by a facility, rather than more sophisticated services. After we finished looking at the quantity of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. We were optimistic to learn that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Finally, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 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, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a fall which caused severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents that sustained UTI's. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used for several conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 8.85% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts believe that this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 90.04% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of decline of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
- Breckinridge Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.2 miles away1011 Old Highway 60 Hardinsburg Kentucky 40143Government - Local(270) 756-7000