Bel Air Care Center is a small nursing home in Alliance, Ohio. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is among the best ratings that we offer. A grade of this caliber requires excellent scores across the board. Not surprisingly, this turned out to be substantially better than many of the facilities in Alliance. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its long-term care score, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Bel Air Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Long-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After looking at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
This facility has earned near flawless health inspections recently. We gave them an A in this category. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category usually have few of these severe deficiencies. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. There are a number of subcategories included in this grade. Many of these datapoints are tied to nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving patients more often.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we assessed ended up being this facility's poorest category. Nevertheless, even in its weakest link we still gave it an acceptable grade of B- in short-term care. Short-term care scores are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bel Air Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bel Air Care Center, 7.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint is is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents which developed pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bel Air Care Center, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bel Air Care Center, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be misleading for some nursing homes due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bel Air Care Center, 12.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bel Air Care Center, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bel Air Care Center, 21.39% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bel Air Care Center, 88.91% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bel Air Care Center, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and eating. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bel Air Care Center, 12.66% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bel Air Care Center, 12.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bel Air Care Center, 75.85% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of 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
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