State Analysis Report for Kentucky

Key metrics for nursing homes in Kentucky including change in number of homes and number of beds, nursing home staffing levels, occupancy, newest nursing homes, and more. This report is updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Kentucky- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on June 2, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Kentucky has a total of 270 active skilled nursing facilities with 25,130 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 4,512,310, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 179.56 persons in Kentucky. There were 21,170 residents as June 2, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 84.24 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Kentucky has added 10 new beds and lost 648 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Kentucky and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.75 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.30 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.86 0.87
All Staff 3.91 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Kentucky:

COVID-19 Infections in Kentucky Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Kentucky there were a total of 8 new cases and 8 new deaths among residents for the week ending June 2, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Kentucky

Kentucky added 1 new skilled nursing facilities and 10 beds over the past year. Below is list of the new facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
The Springs at Oldham Reserve 10

Kentucky lost 8 skilled nursing facilities and 648 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Hillcreek Rehab and Care, LLC 172
Westminster Terrace 112
Mayfield Health and Rehabilitation 100
St Matthews Care and Rehab Center, LLC 125
Signature Healthcare at Tanbark Rehab and Wellness C 34
Covington's Convalescent Center 72
Flaget Memorial Hospital Nf 12
Clark Regional Medical Center 21

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for Kentucky Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Kentucky. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Kentucky

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Kentucky based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation Center
130 MEADOWLARK DRIVE
RICHMOND, KY
0.00
Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center
287 N ELEVENTH STREET
WILLIAMSBURG, KY
2.00
St Elizabeth Ft Thomas Snf
85 NORTH GRAND AVENUE
FORT THOMAS, KY
2.00
Masonic Home of Shelbyville
711 FRANKFORT ROAD
SHELBYVILLE, KY
2.67
Wolfe County Health and Rehabilitation Center
850 HWY 191
CAMPTON, KY
3.33
Christian Health Center
116 SOUTH COMMONWEALTH AVENUE
CORBIN, KY
3.33
Nazareth Home
2000 NEWBURG ROAD
LOUISVILLE, KY
4.00
Cedar Ridge Health Campus
1217 US HIGHWAY 62 E
CYNTHIANA, KY
4.00
Perkins Country Manor
5269 ASBURY ROAD
AUGUSTA, KY
4.67
Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care
145 NEWCOMB AVENUE
MOUNT VERNON, KY
4.67

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Kentucky based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Lyndon Woods Care and Rehab, LLC
1101 LYNDON LANE
LOUISVILLE, KY
1,610.00
/
Clifton Oaks Care and Rehab Center, LLC
446 MT. HOLLY AVENUE
LOUISVILLE, KY
644.00
/
Seneca Place
3526 DUTCHMANS LANE
LOUISVILLE, KY
630.50
Landmark of Louisville Rehabilitation and Nursing
1155 EASTERN PARKWAY
LOUISVILLE, KY
595.83
/
Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1550 RAYDALE DRIVE
LOUISVILLE, KY
541.33
/
Landmark of Danville Rehabilitation and Nursing Ce
203 BRUCE COURT
DANVILLE, KY
468.67
/
Landmark of River City Rehabilitation and Nursing
1015 WEST MAGAZINE STREET
LOUISVILLE, KY
439.50
Ridgeway Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility
406 WYOMING ROAD
OWINGSVILLE, KY
438.00
/
Belmont Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
7300 WOODSPOINT DRIVE
FLORENCE, KY
427.67
Stanford Care and Rehab, LLC
105 HARMON HEIGHTS
STANFORD, KY
404.00

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Skilled Nursing Homes in Kentucky Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Kentucky nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Kentucky performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 5.30 Lower
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 2.30 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 4.40 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 1.40 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 4.50 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 1.00 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 77.70 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.30 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.86 Lower
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.75 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.61 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.91 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.43 Higher
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.51 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.06 Lower
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 52.60 Higher
Registered Nurse Turnover 45.40 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.60 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.42 Higher
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.32 Higher
Number Of Fines 1.30 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 32,308.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 14.97 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 7.35 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 46.01 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 1.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 2.91 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 9.02 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.28 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 4.16 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 91.44 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 16.24 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 81.07 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 2.21 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 15.93 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 29.45 Higher
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 9.12 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 95.36 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 75.46 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 78.89 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 23.01 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 14.47 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 2.11 Higher
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.64 Higher

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