Grande Lake Healthcare Center is a small nursing home located in Saint Marys, Ohio. Sporting an overall rating of C, this is likely a solid nursing home. Based on our assessment, there are definitely far worse places out there. The best part of this place's report card was is its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Grande Lake Healthcare Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1209 Indiana Avenue,
Saint Marys OH 45885
81.55% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home's best category grade came in the category of health inspections. In this category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B+. It actually outperformed most facilities in this category. Inspection grades are tied to pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this area have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. A couple of minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility's short-term care grade ended up being one of its best grades. The nursing home received a grade of B- in this area. In forming our short-term care grades, we look at the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our goal is to formulate a scale for comparing the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Unfortunately, we found that this nursing home provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. Finally, we looked at 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 residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home in any area came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of B-. In computing our nursing grades, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of those nurses. 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. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this nursing home surprisingly excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these areas to be indicators of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is just as important as the quantity of hours of care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the final area, we gave this nursing home a D in our long-term care category. This was the nursing home's weakest category rating. Facilities that don't score well in this category often don't provide as much nursing care and also may be struggling in some of the areas of routine personal care we looked at. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated a relatively low 87.96296 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Grande Lake Healthcare Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients that are given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 20.26% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 90.12% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Grande Lake Healthcare Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation.
Scores for Saint Marys, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Saint Marys, Ohio has 3 other nursing homes
- Grand Lake Health SystemAcute Care Hospitals 2.02 miles away200 Saint Clair Street Saint Marys Ohio 45885Voluntary non-profit - Private(419) 394-3335
- Fresenius Kidney Care Celina7.68 miles away801 PRO Drive, Ste B Celina Ohio 45822Dialysis Stations: 12 (419) 586-0851