Forest Glen Health Campus is an average-sized nursing home located in Springfield, Ohio. This is a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. In our view, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its short-term care grade, which is addressed in the next section.
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Forest Glen Health Campus
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to performing well overall, this facility received even higher grades for short-term care. In fact, it earned one of our best scores in that area with an A-. In the area of short-term care, we seek to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.7 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
This nursing home also performed well in our inspection category, which is based on its inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an A- for that area, which is one of our top grades. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find deficiency counts for this nursing home. Without having access to the deficiency related data for this nursing home, it ended up being challenging to really evaluate it in the inspections category.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. Our nursing rating weighs a handful of factors, but the primary one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we rated was long-term care. It received an abysmal F for this category, which is a poor score. You should not simply disqualify a nursing home due to one terrible category though. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We were a bit bothered by the fact that this facility gave the vaccine to only 79.891304 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this nursing home was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Forest Glen Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 7.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely linked to poor nursing care. More frequent bathing can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 12.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 21.39% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are showing signs of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 88.91% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required additional 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 erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 12.66% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 1.43 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 12.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 12.98 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Forest Glen Health Campus, 75.85% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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