Elms Retirement Village is a small nursing home located in Wellington, Ohio. It looks like this is a very respectable facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable rating. As far as we can see, this place looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. This place is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have any poor grades in any of our major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Elms Retirement Village
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
136 S Main St,
Wellington OH 44090
66.16% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a quality facility overall, this place really excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A. Not many facilities performed better in this category. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This facilities next best area is short-term care. We awarded it a B- in this area. This is essentially a middle of the road grade in this category. In calculating these short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, speech therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our goal is to formulate a tool for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. One of this nursing home's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it offers more care from registered nurses to its residents than most facilities. The final statistic we considered in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. This place fared better than most nursing homes in this area with 54.8 percent of its patients returning home. At most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility's third most favorable area turned out to be long-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a B-. Our long-term care ratings are essential for patients requiring non-healthcare services such as personal care. After looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is more than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
The last category we scored was nursing. We gave this nursing home a C in this area. Our nursing grade looks at the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home averages 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in some quality-focused statistics. Specifically, we look at the percent of residents who sustained pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these statistics as reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care, since better care tends to reduce these problems.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elms Retirement Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elms Retirement Village, 7.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elms Retirement Village, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elms Retirement Village, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic could be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elms Retirement Village, 12.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elms Retirement Village, 22.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elms Retirement Village, 19.84% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elms Retirement Village, 90.11% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elms Retirement Village, 15.05% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elms Retirement Village, 18.59% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elms Retirement Village, 18.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Elms Retirement Village, 11.79 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Elms Retirement Village, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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