Hillside Manor Nursing Home is a facility located in Washington, Indiana, a city with a population of 17,535 people. Sporting an overall rating of B+, this looks like a very good nursing home. We found this facility to be better than the majority of the nursing homes in Washington, which has a city grade of B. The best part of this facility's impressive report card was its nursing score. We discuss nursing in the next section
Hillside Manor Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this facility performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we gave it an A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Nursing scores are primarily tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning residents more often.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this facility's above average category grades came in the area of short-term care. We gave them one of our more positive scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Short-term care grades are meaningful for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a wide range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a strong long-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. This is a proven method to avoid negative health outcomes for the aged 65 and up population. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
For the last category we looked at, this facility also excelled in inspections, where it received an impressive grade of B+. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was hit with 10 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillside Manor Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care residents that are administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 12.38% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 91.56% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hillside Manor Nursing Home, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess short-term care.
Scores for Washington, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
Looking for more options? Washington, Indiana has 4 other nursing homes
- Daviess Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.46 miles away1314 E Walnut St Washington Indiana 47501Government - Local(812) 254-2760