Carroll Healthcare Center is the only facility we identified in Carrollton, Ohio. With an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is among the higher-graded facilities we looked at. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Carroll Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Contracted Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
648 Longhorn Street,
Carrollton OH 44615
61.16% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a great nursing home overall, it also received A+ inspections recently. Its inspections were nearly flawless. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Nursing ratings are largely tied to a facility's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is short-term care. Adding to its high-end resume, this facility also excelled in that category. In fact, we awarded it a of A- in the category. Our short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility 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. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we scored is long-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a solid grade of B-. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's least impressive area. For prospective patients seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. We were pleased to find that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Carroll Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Closer supervision minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 20.26% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some argue this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 90.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient health.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures 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
In Carroll Healthcare Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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