Cedar Creek Health Campus is a small nursing home located in Lowell, Indiana. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B. A grade in this range requires solid scores in most areas. Based on our assessment, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. The best part of this nursing home's impressive report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Cedar Creek Health Campus
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
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 Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this facility also earned first-rate health inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better grades in that area, with an A. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. While this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing rating. We gave it an B+ in that area. We weighed the skill-level of nurses working for the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses were with patients, in computing our score in this area. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded an impressive short-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this category. Short-term care ratings are important for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes 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 last datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this nursing home was awarded an acceptable long-term care score of C. For prospective residents seeking a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 93.06358 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Nevertheless, this nursing home excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cedar Creek Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 12.38% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 91.56% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and continence. Some believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cedar Creek Health Campus, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living typically correlates with better rehabilitation.
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