Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc is one of four available nursing homes in Alliance, Ohio. Featuring an overall grade of D, this is a lower end nursing home. While this grade isn't too far off the city grade in Alliance which is a C, you still should be able to do better. If you aren't deterred by this facility's report card, you can continue reading to find out about its category grades. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
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Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Registered Staff Hours
Although we did not rate this facility highly overall, we want to point out its nearly flawless government inspections in recent years. We awarded them an A- in this category. Our inspection scores are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important thing to look for on these reports. You should especially avoid nursing homes that have severe deficiencies associated with endangerment of patients. We were not able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without having the information regarding deficiencies for this facility, it was difficult to grade it in the area of inspections.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's second most respectable score is long-term care, but even there it earned just a D in that area. This ended up being a well below average score. Facilities that don't fare well in this category often do not provide as much nursing care and also may be lagging in some of the areas of routine personal care we assessed. After we finished assessing the amount of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination records. We were a bit concerned this facility vaccinated just 45.736435 percent of its residents against pneumonia. To our surprise, this place actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best score in this category.
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Short-term Care Quality
Sadly, this facility's next highest category is short-term care. However, with a grade of D in this category, it still performed relatively poorly. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. With its grade in this category, we were not surprised to learn that this nursing home is well below average in terms of its quantity of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the data we assessed. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from this facility. This nursing home didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 5.4 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
The final category we looked at is nursing. This facility was given an abysmal grade of F in that category. When calculating our nursing ratings, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the skill levels of the nurses. With just 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily, this place's nurse staffing levels were significantly below average. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing scores. This nursing home fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these data points to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 7.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which developed pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term patients who suffered a fall leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 12.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used to treat several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 21.39% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care patients showing depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 88.91% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Many believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 12.66% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is important for patients health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 12.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 12.98 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Altercare of Alliance Center for Rehab & Nc, 75.85% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Alliance, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Alliance, Ohio has 3 other nursing homes
- Alliance Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.93 miles away200 East State Street Alliance Ohio 44601Voluntary non-profit - Other(330) 596-7018
- Salem Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 15.41 miles away1995 East State Street Salem Ohio 44460Voluntary non-profit - Private(330) 332-1551
- Mercy Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.8 miles away1320 Mercy Drive Nw Canton Ohio 44708Voluntary non-profit - Private(330) 489-1080
- University Hospitals Portage Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 17.49 miles away6847 N Chestnut Ravenna Ohio 44266Voluntary non-profit - Private(330) 297-2300
- Aultman HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 17.69 miles away2600 Sixth Street Sw Canton Ohio 44710Voluntary non-profit - Other(330) 363-6352
- Davita - Alliance Community Dialysis2.92 miles away270 E State Street, Suite 110 Alliance Ohio 44601CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (330) 821-1657
- Fmc - Salem South15.58 miles away2345 East Pershing Street Salem Ohio 44460CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (330) 332-2958
- Davita - Mercy Canton Dialysis16.77 miles away1320 Mercy Drive N W Canton Ohio 44708Dialysis Stations: 18 (330) 580-4001
- Davita Belden Community Dialysis17.62 miles away4685 Fulton Road Nw Canton Ohio 44718CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 42 (330) 649-9300
- Fmc- Stark County Dialysis17.73 miles away2835 Tuscarawas Street West Canton Ohio 44708Dialysis Stations: 17 (330) 456-3997
- Davita Canton Dialysis17.78 miles away2912 W Tuscarawas St Canton Ohio 44708Dialysis Stations: 27 (330) 458-0150
- Davita Ravenna Dialysis Total Renal Care17.79 miles away600 Enterprise Parkway Ravenna Ohio 44266Dialysis Stations: 9 (330) 297-5846
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