With an address in Forsyth, Illinois, Hickory Point Christian Village is the only option we found in the area. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top five percentile of all nursing homes in the country. We can not find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its scores are just impeccable. This also turned out to be a very consistent nursing home with consistently strong scores in each of our categories. Additional information about its category grades is available below.
Hickory Point Christian Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an A+ long-term care grade. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. After considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.04 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given an A+ for its short-term care grade. Short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. We analyzed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the number of hours those nurses spent with residents, in computing our rating in this category. This nursing home provides 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Turning to our inspection category, this facility excelled in that area, which is based on the facility's recent government inspection reports. We gave it an A- for that category. This topped off its straight A report card. Inspection scores are tied to several data points found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have very 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. This facility received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered severe. This indicates that CMS didn't deem any of these deficiencies an imminent threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hickory Point Christian Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay residents who suffer from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who experienced falls which resulted in severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term patients who sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indicator of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric may be skewed for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 29.8% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 87.49% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were able to retain mobility.
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 11.45 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hickory Point Christian Village, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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