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Kirkwood by the River

3605 Ratliff Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210-4512
(205) 956-2184
Fax: (205) 956-0990
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Independent Living,
  • General Information
  • Assisted Living
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Independent Living
  • Licenses
  • General Information
  • Description
    Non-Profit
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Audiology
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Memory Care
    There is a dedicated area for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $3100
    Maximum cost: $3315
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Service animals allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Microwave
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Community
    Number of residents: 60
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Chapel
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Concierge
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Fitness trainer
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Swimming pool
    Tennis court(s)
    TV, media room, or theater
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicare
    Private funds
    VA benefits
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Audiology
    Dental care
    Eye care
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Wander
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Management of a feeding tube
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Psychiatric conditions such as bipolar/manic depression or schizophrenia
    Stroke
    Tendency to fall
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Living Space Options
    Private bedrooms with private bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $6325
    Billed per month
    Private bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $6325
    Billed per month
    Shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms
    Minimum cost: $4200
    Maximum cost: $5015
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Community
    This facility is a residential home
    Number of residents: 61
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Chapel
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Concierge
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Fitness trainer
    Gardening
    Guest dining
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Swimming pool
    Tennis court(s)
    TV, media room, or theater
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicare
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 53
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare PRESBYTERIAN RETIREMENT HOMES OF BIRMINGHAM, INC.
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 9/8/2006
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Both
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average state scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average region scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    3.64 stars
    3.29 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    1 stars
    2.86 stars
    2.43 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    4.22 stars
    4.4 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.6 stars
    3.63 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.08 stars
    2.99 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average state scores in 4 of 14 areas.
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average region scores in 3 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.37 hours
    2.69 hours
    2.7 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.01 hours
    1.08 hours
    1.23 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.56 hours
    0.63 hours
    0.66 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.57 hours
    1.71 hours
    1.89 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.95 hours
    4.41 hours
    4.59 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.11 hours
    0.05 hours
    0.07 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.6 hours
    2.41 hours
    2.47 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.53 hours
    0.63 hours
    0.62 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.76 hours
    0.95 hours
    0.98 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.89 hours
    4 hours
    4.07 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.24 hours
    2.75 hours
    2.69 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.6 hours
    1.43 hours
    1.66 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.55 hours
    0.49 hours
    0.5 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.09 hours
    4.45 hours
    4.54 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average state scores in 8 of 13 areas.
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average region scores in 8 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    31.5%
    12.91%
    13.19%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    9.6%
    7.71%
    4.63%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    5.8%
    5.74%
    6.72%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    5.5%
    8.52%
    7.93%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    70.6%
    36.89%
    47.06%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    4.2%
    2.93%
    2.95%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    17.4%
    5.46%
    4.53%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.17%
    0.77%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    1.4%
    1.57%
    0.98%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    2.7%
    3.02%
    3.46%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    97.9%
    94.53%
    88.39%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    96.6%
    93.91%
    81.6%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    22.4%
    23.27%
    22.5%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average state scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Kirkwood by the River exceeds average region scores in 0 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    Not Available
    17.83%
    12.76%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0%
    0.89%
    1.07%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    25%
    87.45%
    79.78%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    33.8%
    85.27%
    75.71%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.66%
    4.91%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Foot care
    Care Services
    Eye care
    Hospice
    Massage therapy
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Asthma
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Wound treatment
    Living Space Options
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $1600
    Maximum cost: $1750
    Billed per month
    2+ bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $2200
    Maximum cost: $2900
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Community
    Number of residents: 71
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Buffet style
    Room service as needed
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Medicare
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Buy-in fee required
    Pet deposit required
    Nursing care fee required
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 3
    Health Inspection Rating : 3
    Quality Measures Rating : 3
    Staffing Rating : 3
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 2
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=015457
    Licenses
    AL Congregate Asst. Living Facility
    License No. D3704
    Issued by Alabama Department of Public Health-Division of Provider Services
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 015457
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    AL Nursing Home
    License No. N3741
    Issued by Alabama Department of Public Health-Division of Provider Services
    AL Con. Spec. Care Asst. Living Facility
    License No. P3713
    Issued by Alabama Department of Public Health-Division of Provider Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
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