Wellington Parc of Owensboro is a senior living facility in Owensboro, Kentucky, which has a total of 81,349 people. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the highest-graded nursing homes we found. Being awarded an A+ in our rating system requires superb performance across the board. This is really as good of a place as you're going to find. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category grades, which appear to be just as impressive as its overall score.
Wellington Parc of Owensboro
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.58156 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
This facility has earned near flawless health inspections recently. We awarded them an A in this area. These inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility received an impressive grade of A in our nursing category. Our nursing rating analyzes the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we graded is short-term care, where this nursing home received an A. This rounded out a very impressive report card. Not many facilities received an A- or higher in in each area we assessed. In the area of short-term care, we seek to assess measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wellington Parc of Owensboro Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 9.06% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 3.84% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients that have sustained falls which resulted in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 2.74% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to poor nursing care. However, this statistic can be skewed for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 15.92% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 28.85% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 8.85% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 90.04% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 15.42% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 20.17% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 1.59 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to preserving the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 20.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wellington Parc of Owensboro, 72.12% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Owensboro, KY
- Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Owensboro, Kentucky has 5 other nursing homes
- Owensboro Health Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.67 miles away1201 Pleasant Valley Road Owensboro Kentucky 42303Voluntary non-profit - Private(270) 417-2000