Located in Bedford, Indiana, Garden Villa - Bedford is one of a mere three nursing homes in the city. With an B+ overall grade, we rated this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the United States. In our view, this facility looks like a good fit for most people. This nursing home was better in some categories than others, but it didn't 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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Garden Villa - Bedford
- Nursing Home
- 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
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this facility also performed well in our inspections category, where it earned a grade of A+. Few places fared as well in this area. Our inspection scores are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe. This tells you that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident health or safety. A few minor deficiencies are not necessarily something to panic about.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility fared well in the area of short-term care. Indeed, we gave it a score of A- for that area, which turns out to be one of our most dominant scores. In calculating these short-term care ratings, we quantify the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The goal is to create a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.2 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. In calculating a facility's nursing rating, we consider the number of hours nurses are caring for patients as well as the levels of training of the nurses. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving patients more frequently.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed is long-term care. This nursing home was given a favorable long-term care score this year, with a grade of B-. Although this wasn't as good as several of its other grades, this is nevertheless an acceptable grade for that category. Our long-term care ratings are critical for prospective residents needing non-healthcare services such as personal care. Once we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. We were pleased to discover that this nursing home vaccinates 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Garden Villa - Bedford Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 6.02% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 1% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 1.01% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 25.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 33.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients who are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 1.36% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may imply worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 82.99% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 24.42% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 26.42% of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility. Some argue that mobility is important for residents' mental and physical well-being.
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 26.42% of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Garden Villa - Bedford, 13.14% of Patients
This datapoint measures 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 Garden Villa - Bedford, 75.4% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
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