Garden Park Health Care Center is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This city is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country with has 795,220 people. This facility was given an alarming overall rating based on the data we assessed. If you aren't happy with this nursing home, you should be able to find another option in Cincinnati, as the city has more than 25 nursing homes. More information on this facility's category grades is available below. Its best category is short-term care, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Garden Park Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a grade of C for our short-term care rating. In calculating our short-term care grades, we analyze a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This rating is typically a meaningful assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The last statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
We were also surprised to find that this facility received a decent nursing grade this year. We gave it a grade of C in that category. Our nursing score is primarily associated with a nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a low total compared to most nursing homes. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this facility excelled in some of the quality measures we assessed. It performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. Many consider these areas to be reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is just as important as the quantity of hours of care offered.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we graded is long-term care, where this nursing home received an F. For patients in need of a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are an important measure. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 97.90576 percent of its residents. To our surprise, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has fewer hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Moving on our final category of inspections, this facility received an abysmal grade. For nursing homes that received this poor of an inspection score, we recommend scrutinizing any severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This facility was hit with 3 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only positive thing we can say is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that indicate they caused a risk to resident health or safety. Lastly, we want to point out that this place received significant government fines in recent years totaling over $100,000. This generally indicates that a poor performance has been an issue for more than one year.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Garden Park Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients which developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are an barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 20% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression may indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 90.19% of Patients
This tells you 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 Garden Park Health Care Center, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Garden Park Health Care Center, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Cincinnati, 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 B-plus
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