Twin City Health Care is a senior living facility located in Gas City, Indiana, a city with a population of 6,414 people. This proved to be a middle of the pack facility, with an overall grade of B-. Based on our assessment, there are certainly far worse nursing homes out there. One of the major highlights of this facility's report card is its remarkable inspection rating, which you can find in the next section.
Twin City Health Care
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to point out its excellent health inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. Our inspection scores are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home received 8 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's better category scores came in the area of long-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of B+. It actually outperformed most nursing homes in this area. Facilities that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent 24/7 care to make sure patients are well cared for. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 98.62069 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third category we assessed was short-term care. In that area, we gave this nursing home a C. Our short-term care grade is often used to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation In order to provide high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to offer higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. We weren't able to locate information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the facility. We found that just 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
The next area we looked at is nursing. Sadly, it received an F in this area, which is a bottom of the barrel grade. This is obviously a major disappointment. There are a variety of subcategories within this grade. Many of the subcategories relate to the quantity of nurse staffing. This place offered only 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This is an alarmingly low total. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place fared well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be good measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Twin City Health Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Twin City Health Care, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients that have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Twin City Health Care, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that sustained falls which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Twin City Health Care, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents which had a UTI. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Twin City Health Care, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Twin City Health Care, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Twin City Health Care, 12.89% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Twin City Health Care, 91.48% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Twin City Health Care, 15.74% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate the deterioration of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Twin City Health Care, 15.7% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Twin City Health Care, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Twin City Health Care, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Twin City Health Care, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Twin City Health Care, 73.78% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.
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