Carmel Home is in Owensboro, Kentucky, a city with a population of 81,349 people. This facility received an extremely impressive overall rating of A, resulting in it being ranked among the best nursing homes in Owensboro. This truly is an impressive achievement given that the city features plenty of very good nursing homes. We flat out can't say enough favorable things about this nursing home. This nursing home also received consistently good grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about its category grades is available below.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
On top of receiving a great overall rating, this nursing home earned an A+ inspection grade. This grade is based on the facility's recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many dominant scores, this nursing home was given first-rate long-term care score. In fact, it received a grade of A in this area. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are well cared for. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 85.85859 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be slightly lower than we anticipated but still a decent figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. When computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we look at the amount of time nurses are with residents as well as the level of licensure of the nurses. This facility provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a patient even once per day.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final area, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for our short-term care score. This finished off a very strong report card. With our short-term care score, we endeavor to create a meaningful measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess the facility's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carmel Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carmel Home, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carmel Home, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. More supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carmel Home, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carmel Home, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carmel Home, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carmel Home, 8.14% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carmel Home, 89.73% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carmel Home, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carmel Home, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Carmel Home, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carmel Home, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Scores for Owensboro, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Owensboro, Kentucky has 6 other nursing homes
- Owensboro Health Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.18 miles away1201 Pleasant Valley Road Owensboro Kentucky 42303Voluntary non-profit - Private(270) 417-2000