Heritage Center is in Evansville, Indiana. This city has a population of 182,901 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B+. A grade of this caliber requires above average marks in most areas. Even in a city with 17 nursing homes, this nursing home caught our attention as a great choice. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its short-term care score. We discuss short-term care in the next paragraph

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

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

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home an A for short-term care. In determining our short-term care ratings, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. This area is often a fair assessment of the facility's rehabilitation. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. It fared as well as just about any facility in Indiana in this area with 62.2 percent of its residents returning home.

Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. When computing a facility's nursing rating, we consider the quantity of hours nurses commit to residents as well as the skill levels of the nurses. This place provides an incredible 4.1 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is far better than what is provided by most facilities. Lastly, this facility also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we assessed. By way of illustration, in terms of the number of its patients suffering falls leading to serious injury, this nursing home performed better than the national average. This is often a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: BFeb 19: BMar 19: BApr 19: B-May 19: BJun 19: B-Jul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: B-May 20: CJun 20: CJul 20: CAug 20: C
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The final area we scored is long-term care, in which this facility was given a grade of C. Although this is its weakest category rating, this is nevertheless a middle of the pack score. Our long-term care grade is used to gauge a facility's performance as a traditional nursing home, as opposed to focusing on the skilled nursing services offered by a rehabilitation facility. In addition to patient-friendly nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination data is above average as well. In fact, this facility vaccinated 99.80237 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.35 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations 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

Heritage Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Provider
B-
7.67%
State
B
6.86%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
B
2.96%
State
B
3.87%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents that suffered from urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.

Provider
B-
2.62%
State
B+
2.1%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A
7.2%
State
B
13.94%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
C
25.96%
State
B
20.46%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of life.

Provider
C
6.2%
State
B-
9.34%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
B
98.14%
State
B-
91.77%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.

Provider
B
15.07%
State
B
15.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
B
16.62%
State
B-
15.15%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B+
1.47
State
B
1.61
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.

Provider
B
16.62
State
B+
15.15
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
B+
8.15
State
B
10.32
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's usually correlates with superior rehabilitation.

Provider
B+
73.73%
State
B-
65.99%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Deaconess Hospital Inc 2.2 mi
600 Mary St Evansville Indiana 47747
(812) 450-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
St Vincent Evansville 5.36 mi
3700 Washington Ave Evansville Indiana 47750
(812) 485-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Women's Hospital The 7.6 mi
4199 Gateway Blvd Newburgh Indiana 47630
(812) 842-4200
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Methodist Hospital 11.1 mi
1305 N Elm St Henderson Kentucky 42420
(270) 827-7700
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Church
St Vincent Warrick 17.3 mi
1116 Millis Ave Boonville Indiana 47601
(812) 897-4800
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Davita - North Evansville Dialysis 0.08 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
1151 West Buena Vista Road Evansville Indiana 47710
(812) 401-0140
Lofield Dialysis LLC 2.19 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
800 N. Main St. Evansville Indiana 47711
(812) 423-5368
Fmc - Ohio Valley Dialysis Center 3.28 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
230 Bellemeade Avenue Evansville Indiana 47713
(812) 425-4111
Lofield Dialysis, LLC 4.3 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
5301 Pearl Drive Evansville Indiana 47712
(812) 467-0161
Davita - East Evansville Dialysis 5.83 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 26
1312 Professional Boulevard Suite 100 Evansville Indiana 47714
(812) 491-6300
Davita - Newburgh Dialysis 10.53 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
4311 Hwy 261, Suite A Newburgh Indiana 47630
(812) 853-2010
Davita - Gardenside Dialysis 13.26 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 15
70 N Gardenmile Road Henderson Kentucky 42420
(270) 830-0050
Bridgeview Dialysis 17.02 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
2480 Us Highway 41 N Suite J Henderson Kentucky 42420
(270) 830-8061