WESTERN STATE NURSING FACILITY

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Western State Nursing Facility. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

WESTERN STATE NURSING FACILITY
2400 RUSSELLVILLE ROAD
HOPKINSVILLE, KY 42240
(270) 889-6025

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

85%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 123
  • Certified Beds: 144

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - State
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Western State Nursing Facility

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours31 Minutes45 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours46 Minutes34 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 27 Minutes2 Hours and 18 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 17 Minutes1 Hour and 19 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 44 Minutes3 Hours and 37 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Kentucky are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityKentucky Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased12%17%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse10%12%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious8%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%9%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder59%53%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 10/07/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 07/02/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/15/2008

Mistreatment

Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/30/2009

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/30/2009
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/23/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/23/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 07/02/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/15/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 07/02/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/15/2008
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 07/02/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/15/2008
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/30/2009
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/30/2009
Give Proper Treatment to Residents with Feeding Tubes to Prevent Problems (Such As Aspiration Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dehydration, Metabolic Abnormalities, Nasal-Pharyngeal Ulcers) and Help Restore Eating Skills, if Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 06/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/23/2009

Resident Rights

Quickly Give a Resident's Personal Money to the Heads of His or Her Estate After the Resident's Death.
  • Inspection Date: 07/02/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/31/2008
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.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/15/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Western State Nursing Facility, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/07/2009

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/15/2009

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/14/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/15/2009

Resident Rights

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/21/2009

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Western State Nursing Facility had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 10/07/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 06/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/26/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Office of Inspector General of Kentucky - Retrieved 2011