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West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation's website

4600 W Washington Ave,
South Bend IN 46619

(574) 626-1245

36.43% estimated occupancy 1

West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation is a large non-profit nursing home located in South Bend, Indiana. With an overall grade of B, this facility is a fine choice. As a matter of fact, we ranked this nursing home as the fourth best facility in South Bend. We were also pleased to find that this place did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories is available below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Post-Acute Care 
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Palliative Care
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection ratings. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be quite minor. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G through L. This means CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home also was awarded an impressive short-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This area is considered to be a solid assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last statistic we assessed in this area is the number of residents that returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. When computing our nursing grades, we factor in both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This nursing home provides 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 nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: C

The final area we rated was long-term care. This facility was given a grade of C for the area. In a long-term care setting, the primary objective 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 patients. One of the criteria we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. Fortunately, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 98.42932 percent of its patients. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a fall resulting in serious injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs

This figure gauges the percent of long-term patients which suffered from urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 12.89% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who are showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 91.48% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: C

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 15.74% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 15.7% Percentage of Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: F

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 11.29 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In West Bend Nursing and Rehabilitation, 73.78% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.

Scores for South Bend, IN

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

Looking for more options? South Bend, Indiana has 9 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Memorial Hospital of South BendAcute Care Hospitals 3.23 miles away615 N Michigan St South Bend Indiana 46601Voluntary non-profit - Private(574) 647-1000
  • Saint Joseph Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.39 miles away5215 Holy Cross Pkwy Mishawaka Indiana 46545Voluntary non-profit - Private(574) 335-5000
  • Elkhart General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 16.47 miles away600 E Blvd Elkhart Indiana 46514Government - Local(574) 294-2621
  • Community Hospital of Bremen IncCritical Access Hospitals 16.97 miles away1020 High Rd Bremen Indiana 46506Voluntary non-profit - Private(574) 546-2211

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - South Bend Dialysis3.41 miles away320 South Street South Bend Indiana 46601Dialysis Stations: 17 (574) 246-0752
  • Davita - Dialysis South Bend West3.53 miles away5660 Nimtz Pkwy South Bend Indiana 46628Dialysis Stations: 12 (574) 234-8870
  • Fmc - Nephrology - Blackthorn3.56 miles away6201 Nimtz Parkway South Bend Indiana 46628CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (574) 246-7000
  • Davita - Irish Dialysis5.27 miles away4350 South Ironwood Dr South Bend Indiana 46614Dialysis Stations: 20 (574) 299-4529
  • Fmc - Nephrology - Mishawaka7.05 miles away710 Park Place Mishawaka Indiana 46545CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 26 (574) 273-6776
  • Fmc - Nephrology - Home8.17 miles away250 E. Day Road, Suite 300 Mishawaka Indiana 46545Dialysis Stations: 2 (574) 273-6777
  • Liberty Dialysis at Lakeland - Niles10.46 miles away8 Longmeadow Village Dr Niles Michigan 49120CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (269) 684-0116
  • Davita - Elkhart16.9 miles away1401 N Michigan St Elkhart Indiana 46514Dialysis Stations: 12 (574) 262-5295