Located in Jasper, Indiana, The Timbers of Jasper is one of six available nursing homes in this area. This facility was given an overall grade of B, which is a very respectable score. This ought to be on your short list in Jasper as we ranked it as one of the three highest rated nursing homes in the city. This facility was better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
The Timbers of Jasper
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its favorable overall performance, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Among its many impressive scores, this nursing home received an excellent nursing score. We gave it an B+ in that area. Our nursing grade is primarily associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility Indiana in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given an impressive long-term care grade. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this category. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. Once we finished looking at the volume of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 98.84393 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a life threatening illness for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
Our last area is short-term care, where we gave this nursing home a C in this category. With our short-term care score, we try to forge a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at the nursing home's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 3.9 percent of this facility's residents returned home. This figure was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Timbers of Jasper Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Timbers of Jasper, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Timbers of Jasper, 3.89% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Timbers of Jasper, 1.96% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percentage of long-term residents which suffered from UTI's. While more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Timbers of Jasper, 13.37% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for treating a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Timbers of Jasper, 21.6% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Timbers of Jasper, 12.38% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Timbers of Jasper, 91.56% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Timbers of Jasper, 16.12% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate the decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Timbers of Jasper, 17.5% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In The Timbers of Jasper, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Timbers of Jasper, 17.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Timbers of Jasper, 11.23 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Timbers of Jasper, 73.53% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Jasper, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Jasper, Indiana has 5 other nursing homes
- Memorial Hospital and Health Care CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.52 miles away800 W 9th St Jasper Indiana 47546Voluntary non-profit - Church(812) 996-2345
- Davita - Jasper Dialysis1.76 miles away671 3 Rd Ave Suite A Jasper Indiana 47546CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (812) 482-1791