Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford is a nursing home located in Rockford, Ohio, a city with a total of 3,004 people. This is a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. You could definitely do much worse than this nursing home. This place is better in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. Nursing actually turned out to be its best category. In that area, we gave this nursing home an A-. In computing our nursing ratings, we factor in both nursing hours and the levels of licensure of the nurses. 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 nursing home 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.
Adding to its impressive profile, this facility also performed well in the category of inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that area with a score of B+. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection ratings. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some end up being relatively minor. This facility was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This means that CMS did not deem any of these deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it received a score of B+. It performed better than most nursing homes in this area. Our short-term care scores are important for prospective residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this area is the percentage of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this nursing home received a decent long-term care score of C. In our long-term care rating, we weigh the sheer volume of services provided by a nursing home, as well as some quality metrics. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.21429 percent of its patients. Finally, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 0% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 5.36% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a fall which resulted in major injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 22.22% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 4.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 85.47% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 10.2% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 7.38% of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Colonial Nursing Center of Rockford, 7.38% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
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