Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Owensboro, Kentucky. Sporting an overall rating of A, this nursing home is one of the most elite facilities we found. You simply can't do any better than this place. This place also received very consistent scores in each of our categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was dominant in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a score of A. Only a select group of nursing homes received a better grade in this area. In our short-term care category, we strive to craft a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess the facility's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that 5.5 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we looked at was long-term care. This facility received a very positive long-term care grade, with a B+ in this category. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are kept in good health. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours is vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 94.48819 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the nursing home population. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
In the last category, we awarded this facility a grade of A+ for our nursing grade. This rounded out a first-rate report card. The nursing score weighs a host of factors. The most important variable is the number of hours nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care residents that suffer from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who have suffered falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term care residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 8.85% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 90.04% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many would argue that mobility is important for patients physical and mental health.
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 13.78 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Owensboro, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Owensboro, Kentucky has 5 other nursing homes
- Owensboro Health Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3.46 miles away1201 Pleasant Valley Road Owensboro Kentucky 42303Voluntary non-profit - Private(270) 417-2000