Gables Care Center is a senior living facility located in Hopedale, Ohio, which has a total of 1,632 people. We awarded this facility an overall grade of B-. A grade in this range requires some solid scores. This nursing home has a few things going for it. The best part of this facility's report card was is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
Gables Care Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
351 Lahm Drive,
Hopedale OH 43976
93.13% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home's overall grade was propped up by the fact that it has received favorable health inspections in recent years. We awarded them a strong score in that category, with a grade of B+. This is a notably better score than the facility's overall score. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next best category came in the area of long-term care. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a B-. For patients looking for a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. After looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we next considered the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is better than the majority of nursing homes. This nursing home keeps its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 1.43 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.
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This nursing home's next best category was nursing. We awarded it a grade of B- in this category. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this category. The nursing rating weighs several factors, but the most important one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This particular nursing home provided 3.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based measures, such as minimizing major falls. This nursing home performed admirably in this area. Avoiding serious falls is generally a reliable indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Some falls can be prevented if a facility offers enough nurses to assist its residents.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we graded was short-term care. This nursing home was given a B- for the area. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to judge a nursing home's rehabilitation services. To have high-end rehabilitation services, facilities generally must feature higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This nursing home is respectable both in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that returned home from the facility. We found that it performed respectably with 48.3 percent of its residents returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gables Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gables Care Center, 7.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gables Care Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which have experienced falls resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in determining nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gables Care Center, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to lower quality nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gables Care Center, 12.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who were administered antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gables Care Center, 22.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gables Care Center, 19.84% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gables Care Center, 90.11% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gables Care Center, 15.05% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gables Care Center, 18.59% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to patients mental and physical health.
In Gables Care Center, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gables Care Center, 18.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gables Care Center, 11.79 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gables Care Center, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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