Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Lebanon, Kentucky. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the highest-graded nursing homes we looked at. A grade of this caliber requires top-notch marks across the board. We were impressed enough to rank this facility as one of the 50 best nursing homes in Kentucky. If you look below, you can see this nursing home's category grades, which appear to be just as impressive as its overall score.
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Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Feb 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- 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
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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
This facility also received a high-end long-term care grade. This actually is this nursing home's second strongest category score. In that category, this facility received a score of A. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in long-term care it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home 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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Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing rating consists of a handful of factors, but the main consideration is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This facility provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final category, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for its short-term care rating. This rounded out a very impressive report card. In forming our short-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to devise a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of different nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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, 9.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 3.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term care patients which have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 3.13% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percent of long-term care residents who experienced UTI's. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 29.93% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are generally prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 8.23% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 89.41% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 16.24% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many in the industry believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 15.8% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who maintained mobility.
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 1.79 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cedars of Lebanon Nursing Center, 15.8 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
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