5 Star Facility- Morgantown Care & Rehabilitation Center
Morgantown Care and Rehab is now among the top nursing homes in Kentucky, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.(CMS)
MCRC received a five-star rating, the highest rate offered by the government group. In rating a nursing home, the CMS take into consideration staffing levels, inspections by the Department of Health, as well as other Medicare and Medicaid quality measures.
“This is truly a team effort, every department is part of the evaluations and I am very proud of what this team has accomplished and blessed to be part of it,” said Logan Midkiff, director of MCRC.
CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and to help identify areas about which you may want to ask questions.
CMS features a quality rating system that gives each nursing home a rating of between 1 and 5 stars. Nursing homes with 5 stars are considered to have much above average quality and nursing homes with 1 star are considered to have quality much below average. There is one Overall 5-star rating for each nursing home, and a separate rating for each of the following three sources of information:
Health Inspections – The health inspection rating contains information from the last 3 years of onsite inspections, including both standard surveys and any complaint surveys. This information is gathered by individuals who go onsite to the nursing home and follow a specific process to determine the extent to which a nursing home has met Medicare’s minimum quality requirements. The most recent survey findings are weighted more than the prior two years. More than 200,000 onsite reviews are used in the health inspection scoring nationally.
Staffing – The staffing rating has information about the number of hours of care on average provided to each resident each day by nursing staff. This rating considers differences in the level of need of care of residents in different nursing homes. For example, a nursing home with residents who had more severe needs would be expected to have more nursing staff than a nursing home where the resident needs were not as high.
Quality Measures (QMs) – The quality measure rating has information on 9 different physical and clinical measures for nursing home residents - for example, the prevalence of pressure sores or changes to resident’s mobility. This information is collected by the nursing home for all residents. The QMs offer information about how well nursing homes are caring for their residents’ physical and clinical needs. More than 12 million assessments of the conditions of nursing home residents are used in the Five-Star rating system.
Morgantown Care and Rehab is a 122-bed skilled nursing facility that offers a variety of comprehensive programs and services including:
- In-patient therapy
- Out-patient therapy
- Rehab to Home Program (on its own floor with 16 private rooms)
- Speech, occupational, and physical therapy
- Quality of Life activities program,
- Chaplain Program,
- A secure unit for dementia care.
- A tremendous volunteer base program that offers extensive socialization opportunities for the residents.
Morgantown’s friendly staff is dedicated to helping each resident reach their goals and achieve the highest level of functioning. MCRC employs 187 people including 19 registered nurses.
Morgantown Care and Rehab only one of three nursing facilities in a 50 mile radius with a Five-Star Rating.