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St Paul Hermitage

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Updated Feb 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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501 N 17th Ave,
Beech Grove IN 46107

(317) 786-2261

71.92% estimated occupancy 1

St Paul Hermitage is a small government-owned facility in Beech Grove, Indiana. It looks like this is a good nursing home. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a very solid rating. Based on our assessment, this facility is a good fit for most people. This nursing home is stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Government - City/county
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Audiology
  • Colostomy Care
  • Catheter Care


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Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

One of the reasons this nursing home performed so well overall is it excelled in nursing, with a B+ in that area. There are many subcategories within this grade. Many of the subcategories reflect the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable long-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a grade of B+. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 67.391304 percent of its patients. This is somewhat below what we anticipated. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

In addition, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care scores this year. In fact, we awarded them one of our better grades in that category, with a score of B. In calculating these short-term care scores, we quantify the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The objective is to create a tool for comparing the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: B-minus

Turning to the last category we assessed, this facility earned a good score in the area of inspections as well. In fact, we awarded it a score of B- for that category. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. While this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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St Paul Hermitage Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In St Paul Hermitage, 14.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In St Paul Hermitage, 13.77% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that have suffered falls which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-minus

In St Paul Hermitage, 0.72% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to inadequate hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In St Paul Hermitage, 20.29% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In St Paul Hermitage, 14.63% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In St Paul Hermitage, 0% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a measure of patient quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In St Paul Hermitage, 82.66% of Patients

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

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: D

In St Paul Hermitage, 22.88% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In St Paul Hermitage, 14.66% of Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels.


Grade: A

In St Paul Hermitage, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In St Paul Hermitage, 14.66% of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Community Hospital EastAcute Care Hospitals 4.21 miles away1500 N Ritter Ave Indianapolis Indiana 46219Voluntary non-profit - Private(317) 355-5411
  • Neurodiagnostic InstitutePsychiatric 4.27 miles away5435 E 16th St Indianapolis Indiana 46218Government - State(317) 941-4000
  • Eskenazi HealthAcute Care Hospitals 5.12 miles away720 Eskenazi Avenue Indianapolis Indiana 46202Government - Local(317) 880-4818
  • Indiana University HealthAcute Care Hospitals 5.33 miles away1701 N Senate Blvd Indianapolis Indiana 46202Voluntary non-profit - Private(317) 962-5900
  • Franciscan Health IndianapolisAcute Care Hospitals 5.77 miles away8111 S Emerson Ave Indianapolis Indiana 46237Voluntary non-profit - Church(317) 528-5000
  • Community Hospital SouthAcute Care Hospitals 6.81 miles away1402 E County Line Rd S Indianapolis Indiana 46227Voluntary non-profit - Private(317) 887-7000
  • Community Hospital NorthAcute Care Hospitals 12.17 miles away7150 Clearvista Dr Indianapolis Indiana 46256Voluntary non-profit - Private(317) 621-5335
  • Iu Health West HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.29 miles away1111 N Ronald Reagan Pkwy Avon Indiana 46123Proprietary(317) 217-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Marion County1.69 miles away3834 South Emerson Avenue Building B Indianapolis Indiana 46203CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (317) 787-3171
  • Davita - Indy East4.26 miles away1208 N Arlington Ave Indianapolis Indiana 46219CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (317) 353-6315
  • Fresenius Medical Care Indiana, LLC4.66 miles away6826 Madison Avenue Indianapolis Indiana 46227Dialysis Stations: 24 (317) 791-8362
  • Davita University Dialysis of Indy5.02 miles away550 N. University Blvd Indianapolis Indiana 46202Dialysis Stations: 31 (317) 635-8729
  • Fmc - Circle City5.07 miles away1420 N. Senate Ave., Suite B Indianapolis Indiana 46202CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (317) 632-1273
  • Fmc - Irvington5.14 miles away1740 Industry Drive Suite A Indianapolis Indiana 46219Dialysis Stations: 6 (317) 353-8207
  • Riley Hospital - Peds Dialysis5.26 miles away705 Riley Hospital Drive Roc Dialysis Rm 1240 Indianapolis Indiana 46202Dialysis Stations: 8 (317) 944-4303
  • Fmc - Indianapolis-East5.27 miles away6701 E. 21st Street Indianapolis Indiana 46219CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 36 (317) 358-1037