Hooverwood is in Indianapolis, Indiana. This city is one of the most densely populated cities in the nation with has a total of 910,148 people. We gave this nursing home an overall rating of B which is a strong overall score. It outscored most of the nursing homes in Indianapolis by a sizable margin. Even in a city featuring 46 other nursing homes, this one turns out to be a respectable selection. The best aspect of this facility's impressive profile is its short-term care grade. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
One of the reasons this proved to be a quality nursing home is it received a very impressive short-term care grade. Short-term care is its best category. In that category, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of A-. Short-term care grades are commonly employed to score a facility's rehabilitation services. To provide quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
This facility really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Nursing grades are mostly tied to the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics 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.
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This nursing home also earned impressive inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a B. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area typically have very few severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple minor dings aren't the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was long-term care. We gave it an F in this category, which is a poor score. We wouldn't simply dismiss a nursing home because of a single poor category though. For prospective patients looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 96.919914 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than many nursing homes. Unfortunately, some of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Hooverwood Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hooverwood, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hooverwood, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a fall resulting in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hooverwood, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hooverwood, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hooverwood, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hooverwood, 12.38% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hooverwood, 91.56% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hooverwood, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hooverwood, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Some argue that mobility is vital to residents' physical and mental health.
In Hooverwood, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hooverwood, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hooverwood, 11.23 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 generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hooverwood, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Indianapolis, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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