With an address in Lebanon, Kentucky, Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center is one of a mere two available nursing homes in this area. This facility appears to be among the higher-graded nursing homes we assessed. A score of this caliber requires first-rate scores across the board. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top quarter of all facilities in the country. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category ratings, which are also impressive.
Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
337 South Harrison Street,
Lebanon KY 40033
33.33% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this facility earned near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
An additional reason we rated this facility so highly is that it was given an A+ long-term care score. This is flat out as dominant as it gets in this area. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was awarded favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a score of B. In forming our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to devise a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The final area we graded is nursing, where this nursing home was given a B. This actually ended up being this nursing home's worst area. A facility could be doing a lot worse when it's weakest score still is superior to most other facilities. In determining a nursing home's nursing rating, we look at the number of hours nurses are seeing residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percent of long-term care patients which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay patients which are given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 8.85% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 90.04% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
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