Jeffersontown Rehabilitation is an average-sized nursing home in Louisville, Kentucky. This is a quality facility, with an overall grade of B. Even in a city with 41 nursing homes, this nursing home should be a respectable option. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this nursing home performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also was given a superb long-term care grade. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this category. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 90.83969 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is slightly less than we were hoping for but still a decent figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. Nursing grades are heavily correlated with nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home actually fared better in some of the quality measures we looked at. In fact, it scored well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we graded is short-term care. This facility was given a grade of C in the area. In computing our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other types of therapists. This category is more often than not a useful assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this category is the number of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that just 4.7 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Jeffersontown Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percent of long-term stay residents that suffered falls leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of long-term patients which experienced a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are typically used to treat patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 8.14% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 89.73% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility.
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 13.2 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Jeffersontown Rehabilitation, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Louisville, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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