Helmwood Healthcare Center LICENSED FACILITY

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Ranked as one of the Best Care Centers for Assisted Living in Hardin county, KY.

Helmwood Healthcare is a rehabilitation and nursing facility offering dually-certified Medicare and Medicaid beds in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. We provide exceptional therapy services for those planning to return to their homes, as well as compassionate long-term care for those with skilled and intermediate needs. All residents of Helmwood Healthcare in Elizabethtown enjoy selective menu options for each meal, a full calendar of social and recreational activities, weekly excursions to local restaurants and places of interest, residents-only computer with Internet access, library, patio and garden, full-time chaplain, weekly worship services and Bible studies, active volunteer ministry, cable television and personal laundry service.

The facility accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Helmwood Healthcare Center is a licensed care provider with the State of Kentucky. The Kentucky Department of Aging and Independent Living provides a list of registered care providers in Kentucky.

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Nurse Staff Ratings

Daily hours (average) each resident gets with: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Nurses (total) 3 hrs 57 mins 4 hrs 17 mins 4 hrs 2 mins
Registered Nurse 49 mins 55 mins 49 mins
Licensed Staff 1 hrs 37 mins 1 hrs 50 mins 1 hrs 38 mins
Licensed Practitioner Nurse - 54 mins 48 mins
Certified Nurse Assistant 2 hrs 20 mins 2 hrs 27 mins 2 hrs 23 mins
Physical Therapy - 5 mins 6 mins

Inspections/Incidents - At a glance

Date Type # Violations
2015-08-27 Health 0
2015-08-27 Firesafety 0
2014-06-19 Health 2
2014-06-19 Firesafety 0
2013-09-05 Firesafety 6
2013-08-30 Health 4
Type# Incidents
Fines 0
Penalties 0
Complaints 0
Payments Denied 0
Total of Fines 0

Health Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2014-07-03 Some 2014-07-03
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the United States. 2014-07-03 Some 2014-07-03
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 2013-09-27 Some 2013-09-27
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 2013-09-27 Some 2013-09-27
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 2013-09-27 Some 2013-09-27
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. 2013-09-27 Some 2013-09-27

Fire Safety Inspections

Nursing home failed to: Inspection Date Residents affected Date fixed
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 2013-10-18 Many 2013-10-18
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 2013-10-18 Many 2013-10-18
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 2013-10-18 Many 2013-10-18
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 2013-10-18 Many 2013-10-18
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 2013-10-18 Many 2013-10-18
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 2013-10-18 Some 2013-10-18

Nursing Home Quality - Long stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 100.00 84.14 82.05
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 100.00 82.33 80.12
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 16.79 7.23 5.37
Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 11.94 18.94 15.99
Percent of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 8.44 5.06 4.23
Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 8.05 14.17 12.57
Who Lose Too Much Weight 8.02 6.76 6.06
With a Urinary Tract Infection 5.16 5.93 4.79
Who Were Physically Restrained 2.10 1.92 0.96
Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2.07 3.22 5.17
with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0.48 3.02 2.58
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 0.00 3.23 2.82
Percent of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 0.00 21.52 19.55

Nursing Home Quality - Short stay residents

Percent of residents who: This facility State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 100.00 74.29 69.33
Who Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 97.92 64.03 62.13
Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 21.28 14.51 13.33
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 2.02 0.79 0.69
Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1.01 2.01 1.53

License & Payment Details

Licenses
  • Medical Certification: Medicare and Medicaid
  • License state: Kentucky
Medicare Accepted
Medicaid Accepted
Veteran Benefits Not accepted
Long Term Care Insurance Accepted
Other Subsidies Not accepted

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Compare Monthly Costs

Care type National Costs Average cost in
Private Assisted Living $3468 $2907
Private Nursing Home $7251 $6805
Semi-Private Nursing $6559 $6149
Adult Day Care $1118 $709
Home Healthcare Aide $3546 $3289
Home-maker Services $3392 $3146