The Springs at Stony Brook is located in the large metropolitan area of Louisville, Kentucky. This is an A rated facility, which is one of the best ratings we offer. Even with Louisville having 41 nursing homes to choose from, this one stands out as a fine choice. One of the major highlights of this facility's stellar report card is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
The Springs at Stony Brook
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
On top of performing well overall, this facility earned nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it received one of our best scores in that area with a grade of A+. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. We were not able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a top-shelf short-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's second best category score. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of A. In forming these short-term care scores, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who ultimately were able to return home from this facility. We found that 6.9 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. In calculating a nursing home's nursing grade, we weigh the number of hours nurses are seeing residents as well as the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 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 facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category we analyzed, this nursing home was awarded an impressive grade grade of A- in our long-term care category. With this score, the facility completed a straight A report card. Nursing homes that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 99.28058 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Springs at Stony Brook Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 9.23% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 3.88% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 2.68% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. However, this statistic may be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 16.09% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 28.57% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These drugs are generally given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 8.14% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 89.73% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 21.86% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility.
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 21.86 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 13.2 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Springs at Stony Brook, 72.02% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
Scores for Louisville, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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