SANSBURY CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Sansbury Care Center. 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

SANSBURY CARE CENTER
2625 BARDSTOWN ROAD
SAINT CATHARINE, KY 40061
(859) 336-3974

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

98%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 47
  • Certified Beds: 48

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Church Related
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Sansbury Care Center

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) Hours1 Hour and 4 Minutes47 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 20 Minutes33 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 23 Minutes2 Hours and 3 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 24 Minutes1 Hour and 19 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 47 Minutes3 Hours and 23 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 Are More Depressed or Anxious13%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse8%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder53%53%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight7%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair1%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection7%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased11%17%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-6%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%89%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%88%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain10%17%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium5%2%

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 12/09/2010.

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

Administration

Quickly Tell the Resident's Doctor the Results of Lab Tests.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008

Environmental

Keep All Essential Equipment Working Safely.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 12/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/14/2011

Pharmacy Service

Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008

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.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/14/2008
Send and Promptly Deliver Unopened Mail to Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 10/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2008
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 01/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

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 Sansbury Care Center 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 12/08/2010.

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

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/09/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/08/2010

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/08/2010
Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/14/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/27/2010

Laboratories

Emergency Showers.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/17/2008

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 12/08/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/27/2010

Vertical Openings

Protected Exits That Allow the Resident to Escape the Building.
  • Inspection Date: 01/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/15/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Office of Inspector General of Kentucky - Retrieved 2011