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Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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600 Medical Park,
Wheeling WV 26003

(304) 243-3800

80.13% estimated occupancy 1

Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center is one of only three available facilities in Wheeling, West Virginia. This facility was given a first-rate overall rating of A, resulting in it being the number one rated facility in Wheeling. We could not find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are as good as they get. Scroll down to see this facility's category grades, which are also impressive. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related

Specialized Services

  • Wound Care
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Pharmacy


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Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

On top of receiving a great overall score, this facility performed well in our long-term care category. We gave it an A for that category. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure residents are well cared for. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than most nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This facility also was dominant in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A. Only a select group of facilities fared better in this area. Short-term care grades are typically used to score a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer quality rehabilitation services, facilities generally must have better levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we considered the number of patients who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

This facility has had near flawless inspections in recent years. We gave them an A- in this area. Inspection ratings are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

The final category we scored was nursing, where this nursing home received a grade of B+. This completed a very favorable report card. Only a select few facilities received a B+ or higher in each of our categories. We analyzed the licensure of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time those nurses worked with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some quality-based measures in this category. This facility fared well in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. For example, in terms of the number of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home performed better than the national average. This is generally an indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can frequently be prevented with better nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 5.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 3.65% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of long-term patients who sustained falls which caused major injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing ratings.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 1.84% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 12.89% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for several medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 15.32% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 0% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 99.77% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 16.77% of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of erosion of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 26.96% of Residents

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility. Some would argue that mobility is vital to patients health.


Grade: B

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 26.96% of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 9.44% of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, 82.08% of Resident

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry would argue this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Wheeling HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.77 miles away1 Medical Park Wheeling West Virginia 26003Voluntary non-profit - Church(304) 243-3000
  • Ohio Valley Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.48 miles away2000 Eoff Street Wheeling West Virginia 26003Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 234-0123
  • East Ohio Regional HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.55 miles away90 North Fourth Street Martins Ferry Ohio 43935Voluntary non-profit - Other(740) 633-4205
  • Reynolds Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.98 miles away800 Wheeling Ave Glen Dale West Virginia 26038Voluntary non-profit - Private(304) 843-3230
  • Harrison Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.76 miles away951 East Market Street Cadiz Ohio 43907Voluntary non-profit - Private(740) 942-4631

Nearby Dialysis

  • Wheeling Dialysis Center0.86 miles away500 Medical Park Ste 100 Wheeling West Virginia 26003CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (304) 242-9135
  • Belmont Dialysis at Crestview14.43 miles away68639 Bannock Road Saint Clairsville Ohio 43950CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 11 (740) 699-0220