Gateway Springs Health Campus is located in Hamilton, Ohio, a city with a population of 134,328 people. We awarded this facility an overall grade of B+. A score in this range requires favorable scores in most areas. This is one of the five highest rated facilities in the city. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Gateway Springs Health Campus
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection ratings are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Contributing to this facility's list of achievements, it also was given a fine long-term care grade. We awarded them a dominant strong of A- in this category. For prospective residents in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is an important category. On top of looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 62.499996 percent of its patients. This is somewhat less than we anticipated but still a respectable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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This facility's next best category grade came in the area of nursing. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. This wasn't quite on par with some of its other category grades mentioned above. The nursing rating assesses quite a few factors, but the most important one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, nursing scores also consider quality-based metrics, such as preventing major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours, this nursing home actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is generally a good indicator that a facility has quality controls in place. Some falls could be avoided if a nursing home provides enough nurses to assist its patients.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we rated was short-term care, where this facility was given a B-. This ended up being this facility's worst category. This is nevertheless not a major area of concern. In computing our short-term care scores, we scrutinize the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This score is often a solid measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their patients are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Gateway Springs Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Falls which result in injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents which have experienced urinary tract infections. While a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who are prescribed antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 20% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 90.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Hamilton, 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 A-minus
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