Gateway Springs Health Campus is located in Hamilton, Ohio, a city with a population of 134,328 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the highest-rated facilities we found. A score in this range requires first-rate scores across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top fifth of all facilities in the United States. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category ratings, which are also strong.
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Gateway Springs Health Campus
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
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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. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we were able to find deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received a first-rate long-term care score. In fact, this turned out to be this nursing home's second most impressive category score. In that category, we gave this facility a grade of A. If you are seeking anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care grades. Once we looked at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 63.235294 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is slightly less than we expected but still a decent figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B+. There are several datapoints included in this category. Many of the datapoints are tied to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our short-term care grade. This finished off a first-rate profile. With our short-term care rating, we attempt to create a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In doing so, we analyze a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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, 7.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have suffered a fall resulting in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents that suffered from UTI's. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to facilities having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 12.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for treating several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term care patients who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 21.39% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression. Increased rates of depression could indicate lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 88.91% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 12.66% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 12.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 12.98 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Gateway Springs Health Campus, 75.85% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Hamilton, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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