Miller's Merry Manor is located in Tipton, Indiana, a city with 9,324 people. This facility was given an overall grade of B+, which is very good grade. This place truly has plenty working in its favor. Fortunately, this nursing home didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
Miller's Merry Manor
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Radiation Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this facility earned near flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an A+ in this area. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this category tend to have few severe deficiencies. This nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing rating. Nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A-. The nursing rating weighs a host of subcategories. The most heavily weighted variable is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility received an impressive long-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher scores in that area with a grade of B. Nursing homes that do well in this category typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 95.04373 percent of its patients, which is better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at was short-term care, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of B-. Although this ended up being its worst category score, this is still nothing to be ashamed of. Short-term care grades are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we looked at in this area is the number of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that just 4.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Miller's Merry Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Miller's Merry Manor, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term care patients that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Miller's Merry Manor, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Miller's Merry Manor, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Miller's Merry Manor, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for treating several conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Miller's Merry Manor, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Miller's Merry Manor, 12.38% of Patients
This is the percent of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Miller's Merry Manor, 91.56% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Miller's Merry Manor, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Miller's Merry Manor, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is vital to patients mental and physical well-being.
In Miller's Merry Manor, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Miller's Merry Manor, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Miller's Merry Manor, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Miller's Merry Manor, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
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