Cridersville Healthcare Center is a small nursing home located in Lima, Ohio. Featuring an overall rating of B-, this is likely a decent facility. Based on our assessment, there are definitely far worse places out there. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's profile is its stellar inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Cridersville Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
The main reason this facility received a decent overall grade is its excellent government inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our better grades in that area, with an A. This is a much better grade than the place's overall score, which was decent but certainly not elite. Inspection grades are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should 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.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this facility a positive score in long-term care. This facility received a grade of B+ in this category, which happens to be one of our higher grades. If you are looking for services other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care grades. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 82.47423 percent of its patients. This is a few points lower than we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next highest category is short-term care. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of C. Short-term care grades are commonly used to measure a nursing home's performance with rehabilitation To offer high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally need to provide higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home. This figure was quite a bit below average.
Moving on to our final area, this facility didn't fare very well. Due to a very poor grade of F in nursing, this was this facility's weakest category. When computing a nursing home's nursing rating, we weigh the number of hours nurses are caring for patients and the level of licensure of those nurses. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing scores. This place performed well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Cridersville Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term residents which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term residents which had falls which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients that have had UTI's. Although more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents that were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 20.26% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are showing depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 90.12% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry believe that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Cridersville Healthcare Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with better rehabilitation services.
Scores for Lima, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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