The Transitional Care Center of Owensboro
1201 Pleasant Valley Road, Owensboro KY 42303 · (270) 688-2000 · 49% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
The Transitional Care Center of Owensboro is located in Owensboro, Kentucky, a city with a population of 81,349 people. Sporting an overall score of A+, this nursing home is undoubtedly a phenomenal facility. We also wanted to point out that this place is based in a hospital. Typically, this means that more intensive healthcare services are available. Scroll down to see this facility's category grades, which are equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.
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Non profit - Other
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It does not appear that we were able to find information on deficiency's 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 top notch nursing home also performed remarkably in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is frequently a useful assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. This nursing home provided more physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most facilities. This is what we like to find when assessing a facility in this category. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities in the country in this area with 79.7 percent of its residents returning home.
This first-rate facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. In computing our nursing scores, we analyze both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of those nurses. This place provided 9.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day, which is among the higher figures in the country. A significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the more skilled levels of nurses. We were very impressed by both of these statistics. On top of providing impressive levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any facility in the country in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Long-term Care Quality
The fourth category we rated is long-term care. We gave it another elite grade of A+ in this area. This rounded out a amazing report card of A+'s. In a long-term care environment, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Unfortunately, we were not able to find this facility's vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Transitional Care Center of Owensboro Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better