Located in Kokomo, Indiana, Waterford Place Health Campus is one of six available facilities there. We awarded this nursing home a decent overall score of B-. While this is a middle of the road grade, this facility nevertheless turned out to be a better option than most of the nursing homes in Kokomo. You can certainly do worse than this nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's profile was is its short-term care score. We discuss short-term care in the next section.
Waterford Place Health Campus
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
800 St Joseph Dr,
Kokomo IN 46901
60.87% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Radiation Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Kokomo, Indiana Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home excelled at short-term care, with an impressive grade of A- in this category. This really boosted its overall grade. Our short-term care grades are likely more meaningful for those in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means not only nursing, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who returned home from this facility. We found that 5.9 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Inspections is another category where this facility excelled. In fact, we awarded this facility an A- for our inspections rating. This grade is far more impressive than the facility's overall score. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. While this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
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An additional reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ nursing rating. This is as good as it gets in this category. When determining a nursing home's nursing score, we look at the amount of time nurses spend with patients and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated was long-term care. We gave this facility a grade of D for the area of long-term care, making this the nursing home's least impressive category. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 98.26589 percent of its patients. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this nursing home has fewer hospitalizations than the average nursing home. Sadly, a few of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Waterford Place Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric is is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are an barometer of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients which were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are commonly used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 12.89% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 91.48% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 15.74% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Some argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 15.7% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Waterford Place Health Campus, 73.78% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Kokomo, IN
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
Looking for more options? Kokomo, Indiana has 5 other nursing homes
- St Vincent KokomoAcute Care Hospitals 0.62 miles away1907 W Sycamore St Kokomo Indiana 46904Voluntary non-profit - Church(765) 452-5611
- Community Howard Regional Health IncAcute Care Hospitals 3.78 miles away3500 S Lafountain St Kokomo Indiana 46902Voluntary non-profit - Private(765) 776-8000
- Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital IncCritical Access Hospitals 16.62 miles away1000 S Main St Tipton Indiana 46072Voluntary non-profit - Other(765) 675-8500
- Dukes Memorial HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 18.68 miles away275 W 12th St Peru Indiana 46970Voluntary non-profit - Private(765) 472-8000
- Fmc - Kokomo2.49 miles away2350 S Dixon Road, Ste 450 Kokomo Indiana 46902CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (765) 453-0052
- Us Renal Care Kokomo Dialysis4.07 miles away3760 S. Reed Road Kokomo Indiana 46902Dialysis Stations: 15 (765) 864-1669
- Fmc - Peru Dialysis18.49 miles away25 West 2nd Street Peru Indiana 46970Dialysis Stations: 12 (765) 472-1531