Christian Health Center at Corbin is in Corbin, Kentucky, a city with 29,497 people. This facility was given an A- overall, which is one of our best scores. As a matter of fact, this is actually the top facility in the city. This facility was also given impressive ratings in all four of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Christian Health Center at Corbin
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
116 South Commonwealth Avenue,
Corbin KY 40701
84.42% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this facility also earned an A+ inspection score. This score is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the best complements we can pay to a facility. Arguably the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. It doesn't look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was awarded a impressive short-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being this nursing home's second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A-. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to assess indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. This place fared as well as just about any nursing home in Kentucky in this metric with 56 percent of its patients returning home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is long-term care. Contributing to its strong resume, this nursing home also performed well in that area. In fact, we awarded it a of A- in that category. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia can be a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.1 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes.
The last category we graded was nursing. In this category, we awarded this facility an above average grade of B. There are a variety of subcategories within this area. Most of these criteria relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides an impressive 4 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Finally, we also looked at nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We view these statistics as predictive indicators of the quality of nursing care being provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Christian Health Center at Corbin Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 9.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents who have had falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 2.7% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients which have experienced a UTI. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 15.86% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 28.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 7.9% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are showing signs of depression. Some experts would argue this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 91.16% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 15.59% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 21.85% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to patients well-being.
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 21.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 13.28 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 72.21% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Corbin, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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