Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized facility in Stanton, Kentucky. This is a very respectable nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality rating. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. This nursing home is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- 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
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this ended up being a strong nursing home is that it received an impressive inspection grade. In fact, inspections turned out to be its best category grade. In this area, we awarded it an A. Our inspection grades account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically have very few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in this industry.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing. We gave it a grade of B for that category. Our nursing grade includes quite a few datapoints, but the paramount one is the quantity of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0 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 well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a middle of the road score in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of B-. Our short-term care grades are based in part on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. The final measure we assessed in this area is the number of patients who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we looked at was long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a C. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 97.76786 percent of its residents, which is higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which have had falls which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric may also be skewed for some facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure gauges the percent of long-term patients who are given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.14% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 89.73% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 13.2 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
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