Christian Care Retirement Community is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Bluffton, Indiana. We awarded this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top fifth of all nursing homes in the nation. Based on our assessment, you can't go wrong here. This place also received consistently good ratings in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories is available below.
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Christian Care Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
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
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place turned out to be a great nursing home is it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this area. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A- in our nursing category. The nursing score is based on quite a few components, however, the main one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of B+. It performed better than most nursing homes in this area. Our short-term care ratings are considered to be most important for residents requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates more skilled nursing services. This includes not merely nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a strong grade of B. When nursing homes receive a score in this range in long-term care it typically means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to live on a permanent basis. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Christian Care Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 3.75% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term patients which suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 5.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients which had a fall which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 3.76% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 5.7% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 23.81% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 2.15% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased rates of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 100% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 7.88% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 19.65% of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 0.83 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Christian Care Retirement Community, 19.65% of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
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