Located in Winchester, Kentucky, Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center is one of just two facilities in this area. Sporting an overall grade of B+, this is a strong nursing home. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this nursing home. This nursing home was also given phenomenal ratings in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a quality overall score as described above, but we especially want to emphasize its nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection ratings are based on several items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This particular nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
In addition, this nursing home also was given favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we gave it one of our higher scores in that area, with a grade of B. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it typically means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to live on a permanent basis. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 96.199524 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility received an impressive short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher grades in that area with a grade of B. Our short-term care scores are likely most important for folks requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically requires more skilled nursing. This means not just nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
The next area we scored was nursing, in which we gave it a strong grade of B. This facility really does not have any weaknesses. Nursing grades are largely based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home 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 nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 8.14% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 89.73% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 13.2 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Fountain Circle Care & Rehabilitation Center, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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