The Laurels of Goshen is a small nursing home located in Goshen, Indiana. Sporting an overall score of B+, this facility should work for most people. At the end of the day, this nursing home is a good fit for quite a few people. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
The Laurels of Goshen
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Please note our records indicate that The Laurels of Goshen has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Bariatric Care
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility excelled in our nursing rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. When computing a nursing home's nursing grade, we look at the number of hours nurses spend with patients and the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility really excelled in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Very few nursing homes performed better in this category. In our short-term care assessment, we endeavor to craft a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at a nursing home's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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We also found that this facility has received favorable inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a B- in this category. This is better than many nursing homes in this category. Our inspection scores are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these reports. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to create an immediate risk to resident health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we scored is long-term care. This facility was given a very good long-term care grade in our assessment, with a C. While this wasn't quite as strong as a few of its other scores, this is still an acceptable rating for that area. In forming our long-term care grades, we analyze the nursing home's personal care services. Once we assessed the volume of nursing care, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. We were a bit worried that this facility vaccinated only 85.8209 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. 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.
The Laurels of Goshen Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Laurels of Goshen, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Laurels of Goshen, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term patients that sustained a fall resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Laurels of Goshen, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Laurels of Goshen, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Laurels of Goshen, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Laurels of Goshen, 12.38% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are showing depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Laurels of Goshen, 91.56% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Laurels of Goshen, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Laurels of Goshen, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In The Laurels of Goshen, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Laurels of Goshen, 17.5 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 staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Laurels of Goshen, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Laurels of Goshen, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Goshen, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Goshen, Indiana has 3 other nursing homes
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- Elkhart General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.3 miles away600 E Blvd Elkhart Indiana 46514Government - Local(574) 294-2621
- Community Hospital of Bremen IncCritical Access Hospitals 17.22 miles away1020 High Rd Bremen Indiana 46506Voluntary non-profit - Private(574) 546-2211
- Saint Joseph Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 18.77 miles away5215 Holy Cross Pkwy Mishawaka Indiana 46545Voluntary non-profit - Private(574) 335-5000
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- Davita - Elkhart11.32 miles away1401 N Michigan St Elkhart Indiana 46514Dialysis Stations: 12 (574) 262-5295
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