Forest Park Health Campus is a nursing home located in Richmond, Indiana. This city has a population of 46,875 people. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable score. Based on our assessment, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. This place was stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any weak links in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Forest Park Health Campus
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this place also earned first-rate inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our better scores in that area, with an A. Inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category tend to have very few severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not something to panic about.
Short-term Care Quality
Another strong feature for this facility is that it received a very positive short-term care score. Indeed, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a B+. In our short-term care rating, we try to forge a fair barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. The nursing score consists of a handful of subcategories, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we assessed is long-term care. This nursing home received a very good long-term care rating this year, with a B-. Even though this isn't quite as good as several of its other scores, this is nevertheless an acceptable score in that area. For prospective residents in need of a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. One of the factors we considered on top of nurse's aid hours is vaccines. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Forest Park Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Forest Park Health Campus, 7.36% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a reliable indicator of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Forest Park Health Campus, 4.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls resulting in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Forest Park Health Campus, 1.69% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Forest Park Health Campus, 13.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Forest Park Health Campus, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Forest Park Health Campus, 14.48% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Forest Park Health Campus, 91.03% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Forest Park Health Campus, 15.46% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Forest Park Health Campus, 12.91% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to patients well-being.
In Forest Park Health Campus, 1.53 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is important to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Forest Park Health Campus, 12.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Forest Park Health Campus, 12.43 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Forest Park Health Campus, 73.74% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements.
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