Deficiencies Have Been Found in Several Kentucky Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Health Care
The Kentuckians for Nursing Home Reform has stated that 76 nursing homes though out the state were inspected by state inspectors. During a three month period they found that 34% of these nursing homes were below-average results. According to a list released by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services the inspections were carried out from April till June by the State Office of Inspector General.
On the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website is a report that states deficiencies in Kentucky nursing homes rage from 0-28; the average number statewide is 6. Twenty six nursing homes in Kentucky had more than six deficiencies including Berea Health Care Center with 13 and Richmond Health & Rehabilitation with 12.
Some of the other nursing homes on the list were Harrodsburg Health Care Center – 25, Mountain View Health Care Center, Elkhorn City –19, Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home, Louisville –17, Hurstbourne Care Centre at Stony Brook, Louisville -15, Rosewood Health Care Center, Bowling Green – 12, Laurel Creek Health Care Center, Manchester – 12, Johnson Mathers Nursing Home, Carlisle – 12, Christian Health Center, Louisville – 11, Grand Haven Nursing Home, Cynthiana – 11, Klondike Care and Rehabilitation, Louisville – 10, Wurtland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center – 10, Golden Living Center – Mt. Holly, Louisville – 9, Royal Manor, Nicholasville – 9, Christian Health Center, Corbin – 9, Hilltop Lodge, Owingsville – 8, Golden Living Center-Stanford – 8, Medco Center of Franklin – 8, Haws Memorial Nursing & Rehab, Fulton – 8, Carmel Home, Owensboro – 7, Madonna Manor, Villa Hills – 7, Kings Daughters Medical Center, Ashland -7, Golden Living Center-Hill Creek, Louisville – 7, Regis Woods Care and Rehabilitation, Louisville – 7, Carter Nursing & Rehabilitation, Grayson -7

By law nursing homes are inspected every year, but are also inspected when problems occur.

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