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Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Scu

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Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Scu's website

305 Langdon Street,
Somerset KY 42502

(606) 679-7441

79.99% estimated occupancy 1

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Scu is located in Somerset, Kentucky, a city with a population of 40,486 people. This nursing home made our top 500 list of the best facilities in the United States. With more than 15,000 nursing homes in the nation, this is an impressive subset of nursing homes. We also want to point out that this nursing home is based in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive medical services are available. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category ratings, which also impressed us. You really can't do much better than a straight A report card.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Amputee Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Laboratory
  • Pain Management
  • Bariatric Care
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema Care

Awards

Best Nursing Home in Kentucky badge

Best Nursing Home in Kentucky Awards 2019

Best Nursing Home in Somerset, Kentucky badge

Best Nursing Home in Somerset, Kentucky Awards 2019

Top Nursing Home in Kentucky badge

Top Nursing Home in Kentucky Awards 2020

Best Nursing Home in Kentucky badge

Best Nursing Home in Kentucky Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Somerset, Kentucky badge

Best Nursing Home in Somerset, Kentucky Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ inspections in recent years. Its inspections are nearly flawless. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some end up being quite insignificant. It does not appear that we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

This nursing home also received an A+ short-term care grade, rendering it one of the few facilities to be given several A+ category scores. Short-term care grades are commonly used to assess a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To provide highly graded rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to feature higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also was strong in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a grade of A. Not many nursing homes received a better grade in this area. For residents looking for a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours was vaccinations. Unfortunately, it does not look like this facility provided vaccination data. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

The final area we analyzed is nursing, where this nursing home received an A. This finished off a very strong report card. Very few facilities received an A- or higher in in each area we assessed. In determining our nursing scores, we look at both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Scu Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Scu, 13.78 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Scu, 72.12% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Scores for Somerset, KY

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

Looking for more options? Somerset, Kentucky has 3 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Lake Cumberland Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0 miles away305 Langdon Street Somerset Kentucky 42503Proprietary(606) 679-7441

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - Somerset0.2 miles away119 Trade Park Drive Somerset Kentucky 42503Dialysis Stations: 20 (606) 678-9811
  • Fmc -Lake Cumberland0.86 miles away140 Stonecrest Dr. Somerset Kentucky 42501Dialysis Stations: 13 (606) 561-9047