Riverside Village is a facility located in Elkhart, Indiana, a city with a population of 97,528 people. With an overall rating of C, this appears to be a decent nursing home. This grade was right in line with the city grade in Elkhart, which admittedly is admittedly a bit below average nationally. One of the best aspects of this facility's report card is its remarkable inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
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Historical

While this facility's overall grade was not bad, it really fared well in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 8 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident health or safety. A couple of minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.

Nurse Quality

B-
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Historical

This facility performed well in the category of nursing. In fact, we gave it a grade of B- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our nursing score considers a host of factors. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This facility provided 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based metrics, such as preventing major falls. This place performed admirably in this statistic.

Short-term Care Quality

C
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Historical

The third area we analyzed was short-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a decent grade of C. Our short-term care grade is commonly used to gauge a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To have good rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that just 43.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.

Long-term Care Quality

D
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Historical

The last area we analyzed was long-term care, which proved to be this nursing home's weakest category. We gave this nursing home a D in that area. For prospective residents seeking a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to looking at the amount 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 99.68051 percent of its patients. The last datapoint we looked at was the nursing home's hospitalization rate. Here we found that this nursing home didn't fare quite as well here, with 1.92 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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

Riverside Village Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B
6.52%
State
B
6.86%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents which have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.

Provider
B+
2.24%
State
B
3.87%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
A-
0.97%
State
B+
2.1%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
C
19.08%
State
B
13.94%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
B-
21.09%
State
B
20.46%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
B-
3.77%
State
B-
9.34%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
A
99.84%
State
B-
91.77%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B-
15.41%
State
B
15.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.

Provider
D
9.68%
State
B-
15.15%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Provider
D
2.53
State
B
1.61
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A
9.68
State
B+
15.15
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
F
21.13
State
B
10.32
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
A-
78.06%
State
B-
65.99%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Elkhart General Hospital 0.19 mi
600 E Blvd Elkhart Indiana 46514
(574) 294-2621
Acute Care Hospitals
Government - Local
Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center 9.74 mi
5215 Holy Cross Pkwy Mishawaka Indiana 46545
(574) 335-5000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Goshen General Hospital 11.28 mi
200 High Park Ave Goshen Indiana 46526
(574) 364-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Memorial Hospital of South Bend 13.49 mi
615 N Michigan St South Bend Indiana 46601
(574) 647-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Community Hospital of Bremen Inc 17.65 mi
1020 High Rd Bremen Indiana 46506
(574) 546-2211
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Davita - Elkhart 1.64 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1401 N Michigan St Elkhart Indiana 46514
(574) 262-5295
Fmc - Nephrology - Elkhart 2.38 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
700 Waterbury Park Drive Elkhart Indiana 46517
(574) 294-4444
Fmc - Nephrology - Home 8.77 mi
Dialysis Stations: 2
250 E. Day Road, Suite 300 Mishawaka Indiana 46545
(574) 273-6777
Fmc - Nephrology - Mishawaka 9.88 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 26
710 Park Place Mishawaka Indiana 46545
(574) 273-6776
Davita - Irish Dialysis 11.89 mi
Dialysis Stations: 20
4350 South Ironwood Dr South Bend Indiana 46614
(574) 299-4529
Fmc - Nephrology - Goshen 12.49 mi
Dialysis Stations: 25
2257 Karisa Drive, Suite 1 Goshen Indiana 46526
(574) 533-9031
Fmc - South Bend Dialysis 13.26 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
320 South Street South Bend Indiana 46601
(574) 246-0752
Davita - Dialysis South Bend West 17.88 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
5660 Nimtz Pkwy South Bend Indiana 46628
(574) 234-8870