River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation is a nursing home in Paducah, Kentucky, which has a population of 57,643 people. Featuring an overall rating of F, we consider this to be a lower end nursing home. Paducah received a city grade of B-, so there are other options in the city worth considering. More information on this facility's category grades is available below. Its best category was long-term care, which is discussed in the next paragraph.
River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
Even though we gave this facility an awful overall grade, we awarded it a B for our long-term care rating. Facilities that do well in long-term care tend to provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 94.71366 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia can be a life threatening condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility does not roll the dice on this issue. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of B-. In determining our nursing grades, we analyze both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This place provides only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This is a somewhat uninspiring figure which is well below average. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics. Although this nursing home got dinged a bit for its nursing hours, it actually excelled in a few of these quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it did remarkably well in this subcategory. This can be a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a system of turning residents at least once a day.
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We wanted to point out this facility's inspection rating where it received a lowly F. We would advise paying special attention to any deficiencies on a facility's inspection reports when it receives this poor of an inspection score. We recommend you scrutinize the level of severity of those deficiencies. Tragically, this nursing home was assessed several category J through L deficiencies. This indicates widespread deficiencies placing patient health or safety in imminent danger. Deficiencies in this category are very damaging to a nursing home's inspection grade. Lastly, we need to point out that this nursing home was assessed large government fines in recent years totaling more than $100,000. This usually suggests that a nursing home's bad performance has been an issue for several years.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we rated is short-term care. This facility received a very poor grade of F in that area. In our short-term care category, we strive to forge a valuable barometer for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at a facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. With a grade of this caliber for this category, we weren't stunned to find that this nursing home was well below average in two of the key staffing figures we looked at. It supplied significantly fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other nursing homes. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 3.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often associated with lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 8.14% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 89.73% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility. Some believe that the ability to move around is critical to residents' physical and mental well-being.
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 13.2 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.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In River Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Paducah, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Paducah, Kentucky has 3 other nursing homes
- Baptist Health PaducahAcute Care Hospitals 0.89 miles away2501 Kentucky Avenue Paducah Kentucky 42003Voluntary non-profit - Church(270) 575-2100
- Lourdes HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.08 miles away1530 Lone Oak Road Paducah Kentucky 42003Voluntary non-profit - Church(270) 444-2444
- Massac Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 7.98 miles away28 Chick Street, PO Box 850 Metropolis Illinois 62960Government - Hospital District or Authority(618) 524-2176
- Fmc - Dialysis of Paducah2.05 miles away1532 Lone Oak Road, Suite g15 Paducah Kentucky 42003Dialysis Stations: 17 (270) 443-0217
- Fmc - South Paducah3.81 miles away1061 Husband Rd Paducah Kentucky 42003Dialysis Stations: 16 (270) 442-5020
- Fmc - of Metropolis7.98 miles away20 Hospital Drive Metropolis Illinois 62960Dialysis Stations: 8 (618) 524-3046