Skilled Caring Center of Memorial Hospital
800 W Ninth St, Jasper IN 47546 · (812) 482-0674 · 101.42% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Skilled Caring Center of Memorial Hospital is located in Jasper, Indiana. This city has 21,009 people. It looks like this nursing home is among the most elite facilities we looked at. Receiving an A+ in our grading scheme requires top-notch marks across the board. Indeed, this is substantially better than most of the facilities in the city. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 14 Beds
Non profit - Church related
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This grade is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a facility. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received an A+ short-term care grade, making it one of the few facilities to be awarded more than one A+ category grades. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. This facility is the gold standard in terms of skilled nursing staffing. In fact, it supplied roughly 1.5 times as many physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than the typical nursing home. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that it fared as well as just about any facility in Indiana in this area with 75.3 percent of its residents returning home. At most facilities, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of of A+ for its long-term care grade. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. It doesn't appear that this facility submitted information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the final category we graded, this nursing home was awarded a very strong grade of A in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility completed a straight A report card. Our nursing score weighs many components, but the most important consideration is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides an incredible 7.1 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Out of this total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. For example, it performed as well as any facility in Indiana in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these metrics as good indicators of the quality of nursing care offered.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Skilled Caring Center of Memorial Hospital Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better