Four Seasons Retirement Center is a facility located in Columbus, Indiana, which has 67,468 people. Sporting an overall grade of A+, this nursing home is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. In fact, this is actually the highest rated facility in Columbus. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category scores, which are equally impressive. You just can't do much better than a straight A report card.
Four Seasons Retirement Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1901 Taylor Rd,
Columbus IN 47203
43.66% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Best Nursing Home in Indiana Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Columbus, Indiana Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Indiana Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Columbus, Indiana Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Indiana Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this place turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Fortunately, although this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given an A+ short-term care grade, rendering it one of the few nursing homes to be given several A+ category grades. Short-term care grades are vital for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next category, this facility received a strong long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that category. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home submitted vaccination data. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
The final category we graded is nursing, where this facility was given a grade of A. This completed a very strong profile. Not many facilities earned an A- or better in every single category. Our nursing grade weighs a handful of components, many of which are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 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 generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Four Seasons Retirement Center Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Four Seasons Retirement Center, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
This metric 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 Four Seasons Retirement Center, 73.78% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Columbus, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Columbus, Indiana has 4 other nursing homes
- Columbus Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.16 miles away2400 E 17th St Columbus Indiana 47201Government - Local(812) 379-4441
- Schneck Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 18.26 miles away411 W Tipton St Seymour Indiana 47274Government - Local(812) 522-2349
- St Vincent Jennings Hospital IncCritical Access Hospitals 19.08 miles away301 Henry St North Vernon Indiana 47265Voluntary non-profit - Church(812) 352-4200
- Fmc - Columbus Bartholomew1.23 miles away2325 18th Street, Suite 120 Columbus Indiana 47201CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 14 (812) 375-0254
- Fmc - Seymour18 miles away200 East Third Street Seymour Indiana 47274Dialysis Stations: 12 (812) 524-9885