1301 N Race Street, Glasgow KY 42141 · (270) 651-4458 · 78.12% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
T J Samson Community Hospital is one of six available facilities located in Glasgow, Kentucky. We awarded this nursing home an overall rating of A+, which is an extremely impressive grade. As a matter of fact, this is actually the number one rated facility in the city. In addition, this is a hospital-based nursing home, which is a positive for prospective residents with medical conditions frequently requiring hospitalization. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category grades, which are just as strong as its overall grade.
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Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ short-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. With our short-term care assessment, we strive to craft a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the nursing home's scope of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that eventually returned home from this nursing home. This place performed as well as just about any facility in the country with 72 percent of its patients returning home.
This facility also received an A+ inspection grade, making it one of the rare facilities to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. This is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Our inspection grades are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's inspections. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Long-term Care Quality
Compounding its high-end assessment, this nursing home also was awarded a superb long-term care score, with a grade of A. For patients in need of a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination data. We were not able to track down this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The fourth category we assessed was nursing, where this nursing home was awarded a grade of A. This wrapped up a first-rate report card. Few facilities received an A- or better in in each area we assessed. The nursing score includes several factors, however, the main one is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides an incredible 5.5 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing high levels of nursing care, this place also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. It performed as well as any facility in the state when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
T J Samson Community Hospital Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Percentage of Resident Higher is Better
T J Samson Community Hospital 0 mi
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