Heritage House of Greensburg is in Greensburg, Indiana, a city with 20,832 people. It looks like this is a very good facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average grade. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This facility is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Heritage House of Greensburg
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
This facility received a strong overall score as described above, but we especially wanted to point out its nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We gave it an A in this area. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a grade of A- for our long-term care grade. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we assessed the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 98.32402 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is much higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given an impressive short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher scores in that category with a score of B. In forming our short-term care grades, we assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to devise a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
The last category we assessed was nursing. We awarded this facility a decent score in this category, with a grade of B-. While this is not as favorable as a few of this facility's other scores, it is still not the end of the world. The nursing rating is based on several factors, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home actually excelled in some of the quality measures we looked at. It scored well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage House of Greensburg Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 7.36% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term care patients which have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 4.17% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 1.69% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. However, this datapoint can be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 13.33% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 22.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 14.48% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents showing signs of depression. Some would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 91.03% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 15.46% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Many argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 12.91% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 1.53 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 12.91 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 12.43 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage House of Greensburg, 73.74% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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