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Gibson General Hospital-Snf

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Updated Jul 1, 2019 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: AApr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-
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1808 Sherman Dr,
Princeton IN 47670

(812) 385-9288

80.44% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Gibson General Hospital-Snf has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Gibson General Hospital-Snf is a small government-owned nursing home in Princeton, Indiana. Sporting an overall score of A-, this nursing home is among the higher-graded nursing homes we assessed. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top third of all nursing homes nationally. This facility's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - County

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy


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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of performing well overall, this nursing home earned an excellent inspection report. As a result, we gave it one of our highest scores in this area with an A. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies an immediate threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. There are a number of factors within this area. Many of these factors reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Compounding its high-end resume, this nursing home also was given a dominant long-term care score, with a grade of A-. Facilities that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 99.23077 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

The last area we graded is this nursing home's poorest category. However, even in its worst category we still gave it a decent grade of B- for short-term care. In determining our short-term care ratings, we size up a facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is more often than not a reliable assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the number of residents who ultimately returned home from the facility. We found that just 3.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Gibson General Hospital-Snf Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 5.26% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: D

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 5.38% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which sustained falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 0.77% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of long-term stay patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 11.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: F

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 39.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 4.72% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who are showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 99.62% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 7.03% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-minus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 14.24% of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility.


Grade: A

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 14.24% of Residents Rehospitalized

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-plus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 4.42% of Patients

Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Gibson General Hospital-Snf, 74.48% of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's generally correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Gibson General HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 0.04 miles away1808 Sherman Dr Princeton Indiana 47670Voluntary non-profit - Private(812) 385-3401
  • Wabash General Hospital 1Critical Access Hospitals 10.52 miles away1418 College Drive Mount Carmel Illinois 62863Government - Hospital District or Authority(618) 262-8621

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Princeton Dialysis0.11 miles away2227 Sherman Drive Princeton Indiana 47670Dialysis Stations: 12 (812) 385-2906