With an address in Fulton, Kentucky, Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation is the only facility we were able to find there. This facility was awarded an overall grade of C, which is a respectable rating. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to be a good fit for most people. The best part of this nursing home's report card is its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
We want to point out that this nursing home outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received an excellent government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best scores in that category with an A+. Our inspection grades are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, we awarded this nursing home a B+ in our long-term care category. This is one of our higher scores. Nursing homes that receive this type of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 82.73381 percent of its patients. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility also earned a strong nursing grade. We gave it an above average grade of F in this area. Our nursing score is largely associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provided a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This place fared well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Short-term Care Quality
Moving on to the fourth area, this facility did not perform very well. Due to a bottom of the barrel grade of F in short-term care, this was its weakest grade. In the category of short-term care, we strive to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Based on its score in this category, we were not stunned to discover that this facility is well below average in terms of the quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the measures we looked at. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 4.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. 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 Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients that experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used for a variety of conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 8.85% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents showing symptoms of depression. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 90.04% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 13.78 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fulton Nursing & Rehabilitation, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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