Diversicare of Hutchinson is a small facility in Hutchinson, Kansas. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the more impressive nursing homes we looked at. A score of this caliber requires high-end marks across the board. We really couldn't find many bad things to say about this place. Its scores are impeccable. If you scroll down, you will see this place's category scores, which are also impressive.
Diversicare of Hutchinson
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1202 E 23rd Avenue,
Hutchinson KS 67502
88.35% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Dialysis Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home received an excellent long-term care rating. We gave it a grade of A in that area. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.386505 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life or death ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility does not leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Adding to its impressive category scores, this nursing home excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A. Not many nursing homes performed as well in this area. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Our nursing rating is primarily based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 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 avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last area, this nursing home also was given an excellent short-term care rating, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very favorable profile. In the area of short-term care, we try to qualify indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess the facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Diversicare of Hutchinson Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that suffered from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term residents who have experienced UTI's. UTI's may be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications may be used to treat several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 5.98% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 91.04% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 10.57 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Diversicare of Hutchinson, 74.57% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation.
Scores for Hutchinson, KS
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Hutchinson, Kansas has 3 other nursing homes
- Hutchinson Regional Medical Center IncAcute Care Hospitals 0.79 miles away1701 E 23rd Avenue Hutchinson Kansas 67502Proprietary(620) 665-2001
- Dialysis Center of Hutchinson0.65 miles away1901 N Waldron Hutchinson Kansas 67502CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (620) 728-0440