With an address in New Carlisle, Indiana, Hamilton Grove is one of just two available facilities in this area. We gave this facility an overall grade of B. A grade in this range requires solid scores in most areas. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 85 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

One of the reasons this ended up being a quality facility is that it received an impressive inspection rating. Inspections turned out to be its best category. In this category, we gave this facility an A-. Inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have 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 particular nursing home received 7 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.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. In that category, we awarded this facility an B. The nursing rating considers several subcategories. The most important factor is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides an impressive 3.9 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Lastly, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality measures we assessed. For example, in terms of the percentage of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home performed better than the national average. This is generally a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented with better nursing care and having a policy of regularly turning residents to avoid bed sores.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: B+Jan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: B-May 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: B+Sep 19: BJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

This facility was given a strong short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our better scores in that area with a grade of B. In the category of short-term care, we seek to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The final measure we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients that were able to return home from the nursing home. This place fared respectably with 46.5 percent of its residents returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The final area we graded is long-term care, where we awarded it an above average grade of B. This facility really didn't have any weak grades. When facilities receive this type of grade in this category it is a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 96.7509 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. This facility also keeps its patients out of the hospital. It had only 1.27 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a substantially lower hospitalization rate than the average nursing home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Hamilton Grove Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
B+
5.56%
State
B
6.86%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.

Provider
F
8.3%
State
B
3.87%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients that have sustained a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Provider
C
3.68%
State
B+
2.1%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
A-
9.7%
State
B
13.94%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
A+
5.93%
State
B
20.46%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
C
5.56%
State
B-
9.34%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.

Provider
B-
96.32%
State
B-
91.77%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
17%
State
B
15.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.

Provider
A-
20.73%
State
B-
15.15%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
B
1.61
State
B
1.61
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
C
20.73
State
B+
15.15
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.

Provider
B
10.09
State
B
10.32
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with better rehabilitation.

Provider
B
71.29%
State
B-
65.99%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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