Located in Greensburg, Indiana, Hickory Creek at Greensburg is one of five nursing homes in the city. This turns out to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. We found this nursing home to be better than the majority of the nursing homes in Greensburg, which has a city grade of B-. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Hickory Creek at Greensburg
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1620 N Lincoln St,
Greensburg IN 47240
69.16% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a quality facility overall, this nursing home really excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many facilities performed better in this category. Our inspection ratings are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
One of the other reasons we graded this facility so well is that it was given a dominant long-term care score. In fact, long-term care turned out to be its second highest category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A-. When facilities receive this type of grade in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.34 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home was given its next best category grade in the category of short-term care. We gave this facility a grade of B- in this category, which is an acceptable grade. Short-term care ratings are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.
The last area we analyzed was nursing. We gave this nursing home a C in this category. Nursing grades are based largely on levels of nurse staffing. This facility provided just 3.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This figure is significantly below average. Lastly, our nursing ratings also consider some quality-focused metrics. We especially like to look at the percent of patients who sustained pressure ulcers and major falls. These data points are decent indicators of the quality of nursing care, since superior care can reduce these issues.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hickory Creek at Greensburg Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which have experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 1.95% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 12.55% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 91.52% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 16.15% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 17.47% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hickory Creek at Greensburg, 17.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Scores for Greensburg, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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