Burton Health Care Center is a senior living facility located in Burton, Ohio. The city has a total of 6,444 people. This nursing home was given an overall grade of B+, which is very good rating. As far as we can see, this place is a good fit for most people. This nursing home is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of the four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Burton Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of being a quality facility overall, this nursing home really performed well in the area of long-term care, where it earned an A. Few facilities fared better in this category. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses and aids. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
This facility also excelled in inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be quite insignificant. This particular nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Our nursing grade consists of several datapoints, but the main one is the level of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The final area we scored was short-term care. This nursing home was awarded an impressive short-term care rating in our assessment, with a grade of B-. Although this isn't as good as several of its other scores, this remains a decent rating in this category. In determining our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This grade is considered to be a useful measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was well below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Burton Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Burton Health Care Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Burton Health Care Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that have sustained a fall leading to major injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Burton Health Care Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. While more of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Burton Health Care Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Burton Health Care Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Burton Health Care Center, 20.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Burton Health Care Center, 90.12% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Burton Health Care Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Burton Health Care Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Burton Health Care Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Burton Health Care Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Burton Health Care Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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