Markle Health & Rehabilitation is the sole option located in Markle, Indiana. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires favorable marks in most areas. As far as we can see, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This facility's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next section.
Markle Health & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall rating, this facility also earned an A+ inspection rating. This score is based on its recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Arguably the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also received favorable long-term care scores this year. Indeed, we awarded it one of our higher grades in that area, with a score of B+. When nursing homes receive this type of score in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. 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
The next area we graded is short-term care, where this facility was given a B- in this area. Our short-term care scores are presumably most important for patients needing rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This means not merely nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this nursing home provided information on registered nurse or physical therapist staffing. The final item we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
The last area we graded is nursing. This nursing home received a favorable nursing grade this year, with a B-. While this is not nearly as good as some of its other scores, this is nevertheless a respectable grade in this category. We scrutinized the qualifications of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the number of hours those nurses worked with patients, in calculating our score in this area. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a low total compared with most other nursing homes. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home actually fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. It scored well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Markle Health & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a fall which caused major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better nursing care can minimize the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 12.89% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 91.48% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 15.74% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 15.7% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Markle Health & Rehabilitation, 73.78% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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