Riverview Health Care Center is a nursing home located in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. This city has a population of 11,451 people. Sporting an overall grade of B, this is a good facility. This facility truly has plenty of good features. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 121 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of receiving a great overall score, this place also earned first-rate government inspections in recent years. We awarded them one of our better grades in this area, with an A+. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Long-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-Mar 19: B-Apr 19: CMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

This facility is also strong in the area of long-term care, where it was awarded a score of B+. It performed better than most nursing homes in this area. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to maintain residents' quality of life and keep them safe. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 82.46014 percent of its residents, which is a few points below what we were hoping for. Lastly, we looked at the facility's number of hospitalizations. We found that this facility had 3.94 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Although this wasn't as impressive as some of its other scores in this area, this figure may be skewed for some nursing homes based on some of the medical complexity of patients.

Nurse Quality

B-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: CMay 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This nursing home's next best category was nursing. We awarded it a grade of B- in this category. While this wasn't quite as good as some of its other category grades, this isn't a bad score either. The nursing rating analyzes several datapoints, but the paramount one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 3.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily, which is not an impressive total. Lastly, despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is often an indicator that a facility has sufficient quality controls in place.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: B-Apr 19: DMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: CAug 19: CSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

The final area we scored was short-term care. We gave this nursing home a D for our short-term care category, leaving this as the facility's least impressive category grade. Short-term care grades are crucial for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing. This includes a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. The final measure we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 35.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is well below average. This statistic was damning for this facility's short-term care grade.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
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

Riverview Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
B+
6.27%
State
B-
8.54%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
B+
2.51%
State
B-
3.99%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
A+
0.23%
State
B
3.04%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
B+
11.93%
State
B-
17.09%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
C
28.15%
State
C
27.76%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
F
23.18%
State
B+
2.75%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Provider
D
85.72%
State
B
90.84%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Provider
C
18.69%
State
B
16.12%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
B+
19.55%
State
B+
20.14%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Provider
F
3.14
State
B-
1.9
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B-
19.55
State
B-
20.14
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Provider
D
14.5
State
B-
12.41
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B+
73.15%
State
B-
65.2%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Highlands Regional Medical Center 3.08 mi
5000 Kentucky Route 321 Prestonsburg Kentucky 41653
(606) 886-8511
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Arh Our Lady of the Way 6.34 mi
11203 Main Street Martin Kentucky 41649
(606) 285-6400
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center 10.62 mi
625 James S Trimble Boulevard Paintsville Kentucky 41240
(606) 789-3511
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Mcdowell Arh Hospital 14.78 mi
9879 Kentucky Route 122 Mc Dowell Kentucky 41647
(606) 377-3400
Critical Access Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Pikeville Medical Center 18.13 mi
911 Bypass Road Pikeville Kentucky 41501
(606) 218-3500
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fmc - Prestonsburg 1.49 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
61 Dewey Street Prestonsburg Kentucky 41653
(606) 886-3893
Davita - Paintsville Dialysis 9.13 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
4750 Highway 321 South Hagerhill Kentucky 41222
(606) 789-1101
Fmc - Paintsville 10.06 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
620 Jefferson Ave Paintsville Kentucky 41240
(606) 789-2278
Fmc - Pikeville 16.68 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
146 Adams Lane Pikeville Kentucky 41501
(606) 432-1707
Davita - Eastern Kentucky Dialysis 17.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
167 Weddington Branch Road Pikeville Kentucky 41501
(606) 432-4477