Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a facility in Springfield, Kentucky, which has a population of 8,276 people. Featuring an overall rating of B-, this appears to be a solid facility. You can certainly do worse than this facility. The best part of this place's report card was its exemplary inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- 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 - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home outperformed its overall score in the area of inspections. In fact, it received an excellent government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in this category with an A+. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's more favorable category grades was in the category of long-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 83.98058 percent of its patients. This is a bit lower than we were hoping for but still a decent figure. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility's third best category turned out to be short-term care. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of C. Short-term care ratings are vital for people seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates more highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a vast range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well below average.
The next area we rated was nursing. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of C. The nursing grade analyzes many factors, however, the most important one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low figure. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In fact, it performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be measures of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is every bit as important as the number of hours of care provided.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that have had a fall leading to major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which had a UTI. UTI's may be an indicator of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic may be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 8.85% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 90.04% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.78 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Springfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
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