Little Sisters of the Poor is in Louisville, Kentucky. This city is among the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the nation with has 736,284 people. We awarded this facility a quality overall score of A-. In fact, we ranked it as the ninth best facility in Louisville according to our rankings. Louisville offers a slew of other nursing homes, but we doubt you will need to visit too many others. This one is a very fine option. Keep reading to find this nursing home's category grades, which are also impressive. It is hard to find any major flaws in this nursing home's profile.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 35 Beds

CCRC :

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

One of the reasons this ended up being a great nursing home is it received a very impressive inspection grade. In fact, inspections ended up being its best category. In that category, we awarded this facility an A. Inspection grades are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This facility received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

We also want to alert you to the fact that this facility received an elite grade of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.51852 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.44 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than many nursing homes.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

Another strong feature for this facility is that it received an impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. We weighed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time the nurses worked with residents, in calculating our rating in this area. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at a few quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place excelled in these areas, with excellent scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-Mar 19: A-Apr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: ASep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the last category we assessed, this nursing home was awarded a very favorable grade of B+ in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home completed a first-rate profile. In the category of short-term care, we seek to assess indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Unfortunately, it does not look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Little Sisters of the Poor Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percentage of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of nursing care quality.

Provider
B
6.58%
State
B-
8.54%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
B
2.96%
State
B-
3.99%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic may also be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
B-
2.96%
State
B
3.04%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.

Provider
A
6.11%
State
B-
17.09%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
F
36.92%
State
C
27.76%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
C
6.25%
State
B+
2.75%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
A-
99.26%
State
B
90.84%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A
8.59%
State
B
16.12%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.

Provider
B+
18.07%
State
B+
20.14%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B-
1.44
State
B-
1.9
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
B-
18.07
State
B-
20.14
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

University of Louisville Hospital 2.79 mi
530 South Jackson Street Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 562-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Norton Hospital / Norton Healthcare Pavilion / Nor 2.96 mi
200 East Chestnut Street Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 629-8000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Jewish Hospital & St Mary's Healthcare 3.02 mi
200 Abraham Flexner Way Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 587-4011
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Baptist Health Louisville 4.66 mi
4000 Kresge Way Louisville Kentucky 40207
(502) 897-8100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Clark Memorial Health 5.05 mi
1220 Missouri Ave Jeffersonville Indiana 47130
(812) 283-2147
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
The Brook Hospital - Kmi 7.76 mi
8521 Lagrange Road Louisville Kentucky 40242
(502) 426-6380
Psychiatric
Government - Federal
Wellstone Regional Hospital 7.99 mi
2700 Vissing Park Rd Jeffersonville Indiana 47130
(812) 284-8000
Psychiatric
Proprietary
Baptist Health Floyd 8.67 mi
1850 State St New Albany Indiana 47150
(812) 944-7701
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc - Dialysis Services of Audubon 0.34 mi
Dialysis Stations: 25
2355 Poplar Level Road, Suite G 2-10 Louisville Kentucky 40217
(502) 637-1771
University Kidney Center - Broadway 2.01 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 17
2821 W Broadway Louisville Kentucky 40211
(502) 774-8516
University of Louisville Dialysis Center, LLC 2.63 mi
Dialysis Stations: 31
614 East Chestnut Street Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 589-5997
American Home Dialysis 2.84 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 3
721 South Preston Street Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 584-3338
Ara - University Kidney Center 3rd Street 3.09 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
635 South 3rd Street Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 561-1314
Davita West Broadway Dialysis 3.34 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
720 West Broadway Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 584-2059
University Kidney Center Hikes Lane LLC 3.38 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 17
2271 Hikes Lane Louisville Kentucky 40218
(502) 459-5786
Fmc - Louisville 3.39 mi
Dialysis Stations: 24
720 East Broadway Street Louisville Kentucky 40202
(502) 584-3021