Sanders Ridge Health Campus

Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: AApr 21: AMay 21: AJun 21: AJul 21: AAug 21: ASep 21: AOct 21: A+Nov 21: A+Jan 22: AFeb 22: AMar 22: AApr 22: A-May 22: A-
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119 East Sanders Lane,
Mount Washington KY 40047

(502) 251-3821

86.6% estimated occupancy 1

Sanders Ridge Health Campus is a small facility located in Mount Washington, Kentucky. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is a very strong rating. In our view, this place is a no brainer for just about anybody. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card is its inspection grade. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • No Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Arguably the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. We weren't able to find deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Contributing to its high-end assessment, this nursing home also was awarded a dominant long-term care score, with a score of A-. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for patient care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours was vaccines. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 98.09524 percent of its patients. This is a reliable method to avoid unnecessary deaths for the elderly population. This place was also able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Although it had 1.75 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score was better than most nursing homes since it had more complicated patients.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. Nursing ratings are based in large part on nurse staffing levels. This nursing home provides 3.5 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 better than average in this area. This is often a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The final area we analyzed was short-term care. We gave this facility one of our higher scores in this area, with a grade of B. Even though this isn't on par with many of this facility's other grades, it is still an excellent grade. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The final item we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Sanders Ridge Health Campus Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 9.24% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who had falls which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 2.7% of Patients had UTIs

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 15.86% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 28.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: F

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 7.9% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents showing symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 91.16% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 15.59% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 21.85% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: A

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 21.85 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 13.28 Percentage of Patients

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: F

In Sanders Ridge Health Campus, 72.21% Percentage of Resident

This is the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.