Flaget Memorial Hospital Nf
4305 New Shepherdsville Road, Bardstown KY 40004 · (502) 350-5000 · 72.5% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Flaget Memorial Hospital Nf is a facility located in Bardstown, Kentucky. This city has a total of 28,245 people. We awarded this nursing home an overall grade of A, which is a very strong score. In fact, it is actually the highest graded nursing home in Bardstown. You really can't do any better than this facility. This facility also received consistently good ratings in all of the major categories we assessed. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 :
Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
On top of faring well overall, this facility earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it received one of our best grades in that area with an A+. Inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. 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.
Short-term Care Quality
This high end nursing home also was superb in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A+. Very few nursing homes performed better in this category. With our short-term care score, we attempt to create a fair measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze the facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. We were not able to find information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who returned home from this facility. This nursing home performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. It performed as well as just about any nursing home in the country in this area with 69 percent of its residents returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on our third area, we awarded this facility a grade of A- for our long-term care rating. This is a dominant rating. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination record. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate this place's vaccination data. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the last category we scored, this nursing home was given a very strong grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a very strong profile. The nursing score includes a handful of components, many of which are tied to nursing hours. This facility provided 0 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 place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Flaget Memorial Hospital Nf Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living often correlates with better rehabilitation.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better