Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living is one of a mere two facilities in Westfield, Indiana. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of B. A score in this range requires quality scores in most areas. At the end of the day, this facility looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living
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- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a quality nursing home overall, this nursing home really excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Few facilities fared better in that area. Our inspection scores account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
Another quality feature for this facility is that it was given an above average short-term care score. Indeed, this wound up being its second best category score. In that category, we gave this facility a B+. Short-term care grades are often employed to score a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. To have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to feature higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B. We scrutinized the skill-level of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours the nurses spent with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was long-term care, which proved to be this facility's worst category. It received an F in this category, which is certainly a bit of a disappointment. Nursing homes that do not fare well in long-term care typically aren't as well-staffed and are lagging in a few of the areas of routine medical care we looked at. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 82.79221 percent of its patients. This is multiple points lower than what we were hoping for. To our surprise, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 5.66% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 4.22% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that experienced a fall resulting in major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 0.33% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 13.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 19.42% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 0% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 85.78% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 16.61% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 16.22% of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility.
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 16.22% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 8.92% of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Copper Trace Family-first Senior Living, 71.41% of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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