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Healthcare Center at the Forum

Updated Jul 1, 2021 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: ASep 20: AOct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+
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4590 Knightsbridge Blvd,
Columbus OH 43214

(614) 451-6766

61.66% estimated occupancy 1

Healthcare Center at the Forum is in Columbus, Ohio, which is one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the country. This nursing home is an A+ facility. Being awarded an A+ in our grading system requires top-notch marks across the board. In fact, this nursing home has the distinction of being one of the 25 best facilities in Ohio. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's stellar profile is its inspection rating. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of receiving a great overall score, this facility also earned an A+ inspection score. This is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a nursing home. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

This first-rate nursing home also performed remarkably in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A+. Only a small group of facilities performed better in this area. Our short-term care ratings are vital for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing. This includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Remarkably, this facility provides approximately 50% more hours of services from physical therapists and registered nurses than most facilities we looked at. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this facility. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy hours, we found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in the nation with 68 percent of its residents returning home. Most facilities are below 50 percent in this metric.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. When computing our nursing grades, we analyze both nursing hours and the training levels of those nurses. This particular facility provided 4.2 hours of nursing care per resident daily. This was one of the better figures we found. Furthermore, a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. On top of offering impressive levels of nursing care, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. In terms of the number of its patients suffering falls leading to major injury, this nursing home performed as well as any facility the country.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

The last category we assessed was long-term care, where this nursing home was awarded an A. This rounded out a very favorable profile. Only a select few facilities earned an A- or better in every category. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. In addition to offering very favorable levels of nursing care and other staffing, this facility gave the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

Healthcare Center at the Forum Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: C

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 7.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay residents which have sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 12.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 22.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 19.84% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 90.11% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 15.05% Percentage of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 11.79 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Healthcare Center at the Forum, 74.53% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Columbus, 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 C
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus

Looking for more options? Columbus, Ohio has 21 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

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  • Ohio State University HospitalsAcute Care Hospitals 4.27 miles away410 West 10th Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210Government - State(614) 293-9700
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  • Twin Valley Behavioral HealthcarePsychiatric 6.87 miles away2200 West Broad Street Columbus Ohio 43223Government - Local(614) 752-0333
  • Grant Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.96 miles away111 South Grant Avenue Columbus Ohio 43215Voluntary non-profit - Church(614) 566-9000
  • Dublin Methodist HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.12 miles away7500 Hospital Avenue Dublin Ohio 43016Voluntary non-profit - Private(614) 544-8000
  • Nationwide Children's HospitalChildrens 7.74 miles away700 Children's Drive Columbus Ohio 43205Voluntary non-profit - Private(614) 722-2000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Bio-Medical Applications of Ohio, Inc.0.4 miles away758 Communications Parkway Columbus Ohio 43217Dialysis Stations: 12 (614) 538-1060
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  • Fmc-Campus Kidney Dialysis Center4.03 miles away1791 Kenny Rd. Columbus Ohio 43210Dialysis Stations: 17 (614) 487-9750
  • Kidney Center of Columbus North4.11 miles away5700 Karl Road Columbus Ohio 43229Dialysis Stations: 7 (614) 846-9722
  • Davita Minerva Park Dialysis4.67 miles away4401 Cleveland Avenue Columbus Ohio 43224Dialysis Stations: 17 (614) 478-9604
  • Nxstage Kidney Care/Nxstage Columbus LLC4.91 miles away5665 Woerner Temple Road Dublin Ohio 43016Dialysis Stations: 10 (614) 915-3040
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