Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation is a small nursing home located in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Featuring an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a lower end nursing home. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Nicholasville. We would not blame you if you're ready to stop reading and find another facility. However, if you want to learn more about this nursing home's category grades, inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Note: Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
While we graded this facility incredibly poorly overall, it received a fairly respectable inspection report this year. As a result, it received a decent grade in that category with a score of B-. Our inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. Another area of concern is that CMS flagged this nursing home for possible abuse or neglect. This is not what you want to see. We advise you to direct your search elsewhere.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also didn't rate terribly in the category of long-term care. In fact, we awarded it a C in that area, which is among its more respectable grades. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care ratings. Once we finished looking at the volume of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. Frankly, we were a bit concerned this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 58.252422 percent of its patients for pneumonia. On a more positive note, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this nursing home's third best score is short-term care. However, with a grade of D in this category, it still performed relatively badly. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Not surprisingly, we found that this nursing home provides far less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 5.1 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit off the national average.
The last category we looked at is nursing. This nursing home received an abysmal grade of F in this area. The nursing grade includes many components, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This facility offered a meager 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. This number is well below the national average. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term care patients which are given antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 8.14% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Increased rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 89.73% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 13.2 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Nicholasville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
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