Blossom Hill Care Center is an average-sized nursing home in Huntsburg, Ohio. Featuring an overall grade of A, this is without a doubt a top-shelf nursing home. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top fifth of all facilities in the United States. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category grades, which are also strong. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home has received near flawless government inspections recently. We awarded them an A+ in this area. Inspection grades weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem 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.

Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

This facility also was superb in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A-. Few nursing homes received a better grade in this category. With our short-term care category, we try to forge a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we analyze a nursing home's level of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This place outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in this area with 58.3 percent of its patients returning home. This is a far better rate than most facilities.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Moving on our third category, this facility received a strong long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that area. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to providing well above average levels of nursing care, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 98.64253 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.85 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In the final category we graded, this nursing home was given a very favorable grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the facility completed a first-rate profile. Nursing grades are mostly based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provides an incredible 4.1 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Out of that total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. On top of providing impressive levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in several of the quality measures we looked at. With under 5 percent of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, it fared as well as any facility Ohio in this category.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Blossom Hill Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for too long.

Provider
A-
4.58%
State
B+
6.81%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.

Provider
D
7.24%
State
B
3.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.

Provider
B
2.27%
State
B+
2.04%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used to treat several medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders.

Provider
A-
10.1%
State
B
13.98%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are commonly given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
D
36.36%
State
B
21.49%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This tells you the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression.

Provider
A-
0.47%
State
C
15.32%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
B+
98.44%
State
B
92.09%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.

Provider
A
7.73%
State
B
15.22%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
C
13.18%
State
B
17.92%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

Provider
A
0.92
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A-
13.18
State
B
17.92
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of nursing home care.

Provider
B+
8.75
State
B
10.51
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.

Provider
A-
75.76%
State
B
67.21%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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Acute Care Hospitals
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Critical Access Hospitals
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Nearby Dialysis

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Dialysis Stations: 12
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(440) 286-4103
Davita - Auburn Road Dialysis 12.1 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
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(440) 357-2927
Community Dialysis Center 15.18 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
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(440) 357-9262
Community Dialysis Center 17.08 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 26
8900 Tyler Blvd Mentor Ohio 44060
(440) 951-3602
Fmc - Mentor Dialysis 17.08 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
8840 Tyler Blvd Mentor Ohio 44060
(440) 974-3459
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Dialysis Stations: 4
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(440) 951-3602
Davita North Ridge Dialysis 18.99 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
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