Berkeley Square Retirement Center is a facility located in Hamilton, Ohio, which has a population of 134,328 people. Sporting an overall score of A+, this nursing home appears to be radically better than the average nursing home in Hamilton. Even in a city with 12 other nursing homes, this facility really stands out as a first-rate selection. Headlining this nursing home's exemplary profile is its inspection reports, which we will address in the next section.
Berkeley Square Retirement Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of faring well overall, this facility earned nearly flawless government inspections. Therefore, it earned one of our highest scores in that category with an A+. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was dominant in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a score of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. Facilities that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is very impressive. Pneumonia tragically can be a life or death ailment for nursing home patients so we strongly prefer when a facility does not take any chances. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. In computing a facility's nursing score, we assess the amount of time nurses spend with residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the final category we scored, this nursing home was awarded a very favorable grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility topped off a straight A report card. In calculating our short-term care scores, we size up a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This score is more often than not a reliable measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Berkeley Square Retirement Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents that have pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 20% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 90.19% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Many argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Berkeley Square Retirement Center, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term stay residents that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Hamilton, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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