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Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain

  • Nursing Home

Updated Nov 1, 2018 by Nick Reese

Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain's website

1350 Bull Lea Road,
Lexington KY 40511

(859) 246-8000

30.68% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain is located in Lexington, Kentucky, which is among the most densely populated cities in the nation. This proved to be an A+ facility. Being awarded an A+ in our rating scheme takes superb marks across the board. Even in a city with 14 nursing homes, this nursing home is a great option. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category grades, which appear to be equally impressive as its overall score.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - State
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Recreational Therapy

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility earned near flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Our inspection grades account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. For prospective patients looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 76.78571 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which happens to be a bit lower than we anticipated but still a respectable percentage. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing grade includes a host of subcategories. The most important variable is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Turning to the final category, this facility was awarded an extremely favorable short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in this area, giving this facility straight A's. Our short-term care grade is commonly employed to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to provide high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 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.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A+

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients which have pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure indicates the percentage of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 8.14% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Increased levels of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 89.73% of Patients

This is the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 15.62% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 21.86% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Eastern State Hospital Long Term-Acquired Brain, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Scores for Lexington, KY

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A

Looking for more options? Lexington, Kentucky has 13 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci - Lexington2.76 miles away100 Venture Court Lexington Kentucky 40511Dialysis Stations: 32 (859) 252-7712
  • Fmc - Lexington North2.92 miles away1610 Leestown Rd., Suite 180 Lexington Kentucky 40511Dialysis Stations: 25 (859) 254-0671
  • Fmc - Kentucky Renal Care Group - Lexington East3.07 miles away1101 Winchester Rd., Suite 100 Lexington Kentucky 40505Dialysis Stations: 16 (859) 225-4922
  • Davita - Kentucky Home Training4.53 miles away2130 Nicholasville Road, Suite 5 Lexington Kentucky 40503Dialysis Stations: 6 (859) 277-9911
  • Dci - South Lexington5.39 miles away2374 Professional Heights Dr. Lexington Kentucky 40503Dialysis Stations: 23 (859) 967-0400
  • Davita - Hamburg Dialysis6.09 miles away1745 Alysheba Way, Suite 110 Lexington Kentucky 40509CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (859) 543-0084
  • Fmc - Nalco Home Program6.39 miles away3284 Eagle View Drive Suite 120 Lexington Kentucky 40509Dialysis Stations: 3 (859) 299-3379
  • Fmc- Lexington South Dialysis6.55 miles away171 N Eagle Creek Dr Ste 110 Lexington Kentucky 40509CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (859) 264-7775