Gardens of Paulding The is a small nursing home located in Paulding, Ohio. We gave this facility an overall grade of D. A grade of this caliber typically indicates some concerning datapoints. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Paulding. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this facility's report card is its impressive inspection reports. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades
Gardens of Paulding The
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
Registered Staff Hours
Although we didn't grade this nursing home favorably overall, we actually gave it an excellent grade in the category of inspections, where it received an A-. Our inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important thing to look for on these inspections. Most importantly, you should avoid nursing homes with severe deficiencies linked to endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
This facilities second most favorable category is long-term care. We awarded it a C in this area. This is essentially a middle of the pack score in this area. Our long-term care grade focuses on a nursing home's personal care instead of the highly skilled nursing and medical services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 92.56198 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is somewhat lower than we anticipated but still a decent figure. Fortunately, this facility 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
Unfortunately, this nursing home's third best category was short-term care. Nevertheless, with a grade of D in this area, it still fared somewhat badly. In the category of short-term care, we strive to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. With its score in this area, we were not surprised to find that this place was well below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the figures we assessed. Honestly, this was about what we expected here. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This definitely was not a strength for this nursing home. We found that just 4.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most nursing homes, around half of their residents are able to return home so this is well below average.
The next category we analyzed was nursing. This nursing home received a rock bottom grade of F in that area. There are several criteria within this area. Most of these criteria are tied to nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. This facility performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gardens of Paulding The Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gardens of Paulding The, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gardens of Paulding The, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who have suffered a fall which resulted in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gardens of Paulding The, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gardens of Paulding The, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gardens of Paulding The, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who were prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are typically used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gardens of Paulding The, 20% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gardens of Paulding The, 90.19% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gardens of Paulding The, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gardens of Paulding The, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Gardens of Paulding The, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is critical to the physical well-being of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gardens of Paulding The, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gardens of Paulding The, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gardens of Paulding The, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements.