Carmel Home is in Owensboro, Kentucky, a city with a population of 81,349 people. This facility really stands out with a grade of A overall. Remarkably, this matched the average grade of facilities in Owensboro. It is not common to find a city with multiple nursing homes of this quality. We really can not say enough favorable things about this nursing home. This facility also received very consistent grades in all of our categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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Top Nursing Home in Kentucky Awards 2021
In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ government inspections in recent years. Its inspections were nearly perfect. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the more 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To complement its elite assessments in other areas, we gave this nursing home a score of A for its long-term care grade. For patients in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 73.07692 percent of its patients, which is slightly less than we anticipated. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. There are many criteria within this area. Most of the subcategories are tied to staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we rated, this facility was given an impressive grade grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this score, the nursing home rounded out an elite report card. In the category of short-term care, we seek to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Unfortunately, we were not able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carmel Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carmel Home, 9.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage 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 minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carmel Home, 3.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term patients which experienced a fall resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carmel Home, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carmel Home, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carmel Home, 29.93% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carmel Home, 8.23% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression could indicate lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carmel Home, 89.41% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carmel Home, 16.24% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carmel Home, 15.8% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Carmel Home, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carmel Home, 15.8 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carmel Home, 13.87 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Carmel Home, 72.54% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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