Christian Health Center at Corbin is located in Corbin, Kentucky, a city with 29,497 people. With an A- overall grade, we rated this facility in the top third of all facilities in the United States. We can not find many negative things to say about this nursing home. Its scores are impeccable. This facility also received consistently good ratings in all of the major categories. More information about its category grades is available below.
Christian Health Center at Corbin
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Corbin, Kentucky Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its favorable overall score, we gave this nursing home an A+ for inspections. Inspection grades are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. It doesn't look like we have deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
To add to its impressive achievements in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for its long-term care grade. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia is too frequently a life or death health condition for nursing home residents so we strongly prefer when a nursing home does not leave its residents vulnerable. 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 figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to another strength for this nursing home, we gave them one of our higher scores in our short-term care category as well, with a B+. Our short-term care scores are based on a facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
The next category we scored is nursing. We gave this facility one of our higher scores in this category, with a B. Although this is not as strong as a few of this facility's other scores, it is nevertheless a positive score. There are a number of factors within this category. Many of the subcategories are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents who have suffered from a UTI. UTI's may be an indication of lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 8.85% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Increased levels of depression could reveal worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 90.04% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 13.78 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Christian Health Center at Corbin, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Corbin, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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