Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly

Detailed report on the nursing home located in London, Kentucky (KY).

Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly is a large, non-profit, nursing home with 155 beds based at 208 West Twelfth Street in London, KY. The facility has 140 residents indicating 90% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 98 Medicare patients were given 4,070 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $866,634 by Medicare.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is higher than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, short-stay residents to have delirium, short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

208 West Twelfth Street
London, KY 40743

Phone Number

(606) 864-4155

Geographic Coordinates

37.132918, -84.090953
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
155
Kentucky Average
88
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Kentucky
89.78%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
140
Kentucky Average
80
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Kentucky
32 (10.96%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Kentucky
15 (5.14%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 01/25/2007 - Health Survey
  • 01/25/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 02/15/2006 - Health Survey
  • 02/14/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 01/27/2005 - Health Survey
  • 01/27/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.88
Kentucky Average
0.71
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
3.05
Kentucky Average
2.51
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.63
Kentucky Average
0.86
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.51
Kentucky Average
1.57
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Kentucky
89.24%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
19.00%
Kentucky
20.07%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Kentucky
13.33%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Kentucky
5.86%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
56.00%
Kentucky
47.88%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Kentucky
8.38%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Kentucky
11.84%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Kentucky
80.84%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Kentucky
1.05%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Kentucky
15.57%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Kentucky
90.59%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Kentucky
4.79%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
18.00%
Kentucky
18.68%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Kentucky
6.94%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Kentucky
13.52%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
13.00%
Kentucky
11.30%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Kentucky
85.29%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Kentucky
18.92%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
98
Kentucky Average
118
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
54
Kentucky Average
108
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
4,070
Kentucky Average
4,224
United States Average
4,470

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$866,634
Kentucky Average
$1,080,821
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$213
Kentucky Average
$256
United States Average
$295

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$8,843
Kentucky Average
$9,160
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$16,049
Kentucky Average
$9,991
United States Average
$10,652

Deficiencies

01/25/2007 - Pharmacy Service

01/25/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/25/2007
Date Fixed:
02/26/2007

02/15/2006 - Resident Rights

02/15/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Allow residents to easily see the results of the nursing home's most recent survey.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
02/15/2006
Date Fixed:
03/02/2006

02/15/2006 - Mistreatment

02/15/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/15/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/15/2006 - Environmental

02/15/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/15/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/15/2006 - Quality Care

02/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/15/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/15/2006 - Quality Care

02/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/15/2006
Date Fixed:
03/10/2006

02/14/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

02/14/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
02/27/2006

02/14/2006 - Building Service Equipment

02/14/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/14/2006
Date Fixed:
02/27/2006

01/27/2005 - Resident Rights

01/27/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/27/2005
Date Fixed:
02/10/2005

01/27/2005 - Resident Rights

01/27/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide proof that all residents' personal money which is deposited with the nursing home, is secure.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
01/27/2005
Date Fixed:
01/28/2005

01/27/2005 - Pharmacy Service

01/27/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/27/2005
Date Fixed:
02/10/2005

12/28/2004 - Environmental

12/28/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
12/28/2004
Date Fixed:
01/17/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:46 PM MST

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London at a Glance

London has a total population of 5,692, of which 1,101 are children under the age of 18 and 1,109 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.9.

Total Population:
5,692
Median Age:
39.9
Males:
2,653 (46.6%)
Female:
3,039 (53.4%)
Children (0-17):
1,101 (19.3%)
Adults (18-64):
3,482 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
1,109 (19.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in London
Married:
2,901 (51.0%)
Divorced:
592 (10.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in London
Hispanic Ethnicity:
27 (0.47%)
White:
5,466 (96.03%)
African American:
104 (1.83%)
Asian:
39 (0.69%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
19 (0.33%)
Other:
6 (0.11%)
Two or More:
58 (1.02%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in London

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.47, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.47 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
291
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
26
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $34,340 while the median household income is $27,283. Roughly 18.85% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,340
Household Income:
$27,283
In Poverty:
18.85%

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