Located in Glasgow, Kentucky, Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow is one of six available nursing homes in this area. This nursing home turns out to be a quality facility, with an overall grade of B+. Impressively, the nursing homes in Glasgow received high scores across the board, making this one of the better places in Kentucky to find a nursing home. The best aspect of this facility's strong profile is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section
Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's above average category grades came in the area of long-term care. We awarded them one of our better grades in that area, with a score of B+. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 94.024605 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. In determining a nursing home's nursing rating, we consider the quantity of hours nurses are caring for patients as well as the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we scored was short-term care. In this area, we gave this facility an impressive grade of B. Our short-term care grades are arguably most meaningful for people requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.1 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for treating several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 8.85% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 90.04% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to residents' health.
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 13.78 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Nhc Healthcare, Glasgow, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Glasgow, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
Looking for more options? Glasgow, Kentucky has 5 other nursing homes
- T J Samson Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.37 miles away1301 North Race Street Glasgow Kentucky 42141Voluntary non-profit - Other(270) 651-4159
- The Medical Center at CavernaCritical Access Hospitals 9.97 miles away1501 South Dixie Street Horse Cave Kentucky 42749Voluntary non-profit - Private(270) 786-2191