Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center is in Corbin, Kentucky. Featuring an overall grade of C, this is likely a middle of the road facility. You could certainly do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's report card was its stellar inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Colostomy Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
The primary reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it earned an excellent inspection score. In fact, its inspection score was far better than its overall score. In our inspections category, we gave this facility an A. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. It doesn't look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. We would like to have more data for this facility. Without having access to complete deficiency related data, it was difficult to fully grade this nursing home in this area.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's more impressive category grades was in the area of long-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a B. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the datapoints we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.35275 percent of its patients. This is a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths for the elderly population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
We awarded this nursing home just a D for our short-term care score. This is not a score to write home about. Short-term care grades are often employed to grade a nursing home's rehabilitation services In order to offer highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to have higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. With a score in this range in this category, we weren't stunned to learn this nursing home was below average in two of the key staffing areas we looked at. It offered significantly fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most facilities. The final measure we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. This facility struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 4.5 percent of its residents returning home.
The last area we rated is nursing, which is this nursing home's weakest area. It received an F in this area, which is certainly a major disappointment. In calculating a facility's nursing grade, we look at the amount of time nurses are with patients as well as the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing scores. This nursing home performed well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these statistics to be indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents which have sustained falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents who experienced urinary tract infections. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8.85% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 90.04% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed increased 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 decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients who were able to retain mobility. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical health.
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 13.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation Center, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Corbin, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
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