Caroleton Healthcare Center is a small facility in Connersville, Indiana. We awarded this facility an overall score of A-, which is a very impressive score. As a matter of fact, this proved to be the highest graded facility in the city. This is really as good of a nursing home as you're going to find. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
Caroleton Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also performed well in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed as well in this area. Our inspection scores account for several factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded an impressive long-term care grade as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that category with a score of B+. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 98.85058 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we assessed is short-term care. This nursing home was given an above average short-term care grade, with a B+ in this area. Our short-term care grades are likely most important for people in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally requires more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who returned home from the facility. We found that 6.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
The final area we rated was nursing, in which this nursing home was given a grade of B-. This ended up being this facility's weakest category. This is still not the end of the world. In calculating our nursing grades, we weigh both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is a lower figure than we were hoping for. Finally, although this facility got docked a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of our quality metrics. With fewer than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed very well in this metric.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Caroleton Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term residents that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a fall resulting in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients which were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 12.38% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing depressive symptoms. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 91.56% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Caroleton Healthcare Center, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Connersville, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Connersville, Indiana has 3 other nursing homes
- Fayette Regional Health SystemAcute Care Hospitals 0.72 miles away1941 Virginia Ave Connersville Indiana 47331Proprietary(765) 825-5131
- Richmond State HospitalPsychiatric 16.28 miles away498 Nw 18th St Richmond Indiana 47374Proprietary(765) 966-0511
- Rush Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 16.63 miles away1300 N Main St Rushville Indiana 46173Government - Local(765) 932-7513
- Reid HealthAcute Care Hospitals 19.12 miles away1100 Reid Pkwy Richmond Indiana 47374Voluntary non-profit - Private(765) 983-3000
- Fmc - Connersville2.69 miles away6049 Industrial Avenue, North Connersville Indiana 47331Dialysis Stations: 12 (765) 827-1225
- Fmc - Richmond17.92 miles away940 Chester Blvd. Richmond Indiana 47374CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (765) 962-5611
- Davita-Whitewater Valley Dialysis19.23 miles away2302 Chester Blvd, Suite B Richmond Indiana 47374Dialysis Stations: 12 (765) 935-5128