Gardens at St Henry is a very-small nursing home in Saint Henry, Ohio. This proved to be an A rated facility. This facility received one of the top grades that we offer. A score of this caliber requires superb marks across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top fifth of all facilities in the country. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Gardens at St Henry
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
522 Western Avenue,
Saint Henry OH 45883
91.2% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Speech Therapy
- Physical Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a favorable overall score, we awarded this facility an A+ for inspections. Inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better scores in this category tend to have very few severe deficiencies. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G through L. This tells you that the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Nursing ratings are mostly based on a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a first-rate long-term care score. This actually turned out to be this nursing home's third best category score. In that area, we gave this facility a score of A-. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to patients. One of the statistics we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccination is a great way to minimize negative health outcomes for the elderly population. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was awarded an excellent short-term care score, with a grade of B+. This finished off an elite report card. Short-term care ratings are based on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This means a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gardens at St Henry Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gardens at St Henry, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gardens at St Henry, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gardens at St Henry, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this datapoint can be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gardens at St Henry, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This gauges the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gardens at St Henry, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gardens at St Henry, 20.26% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gardens at St Henry, 90.12% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gardens at St Henry, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and taking a bath. Some experts believe this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gardens at St Henry, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Gardens at St Henry, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gardens at St Henry, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gardens at St Henry, 12 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gardens at St Henry, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements.
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