Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center is a small facility in Mc Leansboro, Illinois. We gave this facility an overall grade of B-. A grade of this caliber requires some solid marks. You can definitely do worse than this nursing home. One of the major highlights of this facility's profile is its stellar inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a respectable nursing home overall, this place also excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our inspection ratings are tied to several pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. A few minor dings are not the end of the world.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's higher category scores was in the category of short-term care. In that area, we gave this facility a B. It actually outpaced most facilities in this area. Our short-term care ratings are likely most important for individuals needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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This nursing home's nursing grade appears to be one of its better features. The facility received a grade of C in this category. Our nursing rating is largely based on a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This place provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics. Although this nursing home got dinged a bit for its nursing hours per resident, it excelled in some of these quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it did well in this statistic. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident more often.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we rated is long-term care, which turned out to be this facility's weakest category. We awarded this nursing home a grade of D in that area. Naturally, this category hurt the facility's overall grade to some degree. When nursing homes receive this type of grade in this category it is a bad sign for resident care and it may mean that the facility is not as well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 76.37795 percent of its patients. This is several points below the national average. Surprisingly, this facility was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 2.49% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can also be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for treating several medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 19.21% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 31.81% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 87.05% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 13.3% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 14.44% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 1.92 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 14.44 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 13.66 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 69.52% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
- Hamilton Memorial Hospital DistrictCritical Access Hospitals 0.02 miles away611 S Marshall Avenue Mc Leansboro Illinois 62859Government - Hospital District or Authority(618) 643-2361
- Ferrell Hospital Community FoundationsCritical Access Hospitals 19.54 miles away1201 Pine Street Eldorado Illinois 62930Voluntary non-profit - Private(618) 273-3361