Heartland of Marion is a large non-profit facility in Marion, Ohio. This nursing home turns out to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. If you take a look at the other options in Marion, we suspect you will find this facility to be a better option than most facilities in the city. You also may want to review this facility's category grades below. We discuss short-term care in the next paragraph.
Heartland of Marion
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
400 Barks Road West,
Marion OH 43302
69.11% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned an elite short-term care grade. We awarded them one of our higher grades in that area, with an A-. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. We were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home an A- for inspections. Inspection scores are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Fortunately, although this place had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
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Long-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at was long-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a grade of B-. In a long-term care setting, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination data. This facility vaccinated 99.651566 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is better than the average nursing home. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.03 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The next area we rated was nursing. This facility received a grade of B- for the category. There are a host of factors included in this grade. Many of these data points are tied to nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place excelled in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In fact, it performed well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be measures of the quality of nursing care. In many cases, the quality of nursing care is just as important as the number of hours of care offered.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heartland of Marion Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heartland of Marion, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heartland of Marion, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percent of long-term care residents who sustained a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heartland of Marion, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this statistic could also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heartland of Marion, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that were given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heartland of Marion, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percent of long-term care patients that are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heartland of Marion, 20.26% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heartland of Marion, 90.12% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heartland of Marion, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heartland of Marion, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.
In Heartland of Marion, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heartland of Marion, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heartland of Marion, 12 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
In Heartland of Marion, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
Scores for Marion, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of D
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
Looking for more options? Marion, Ohio has 5 other nursing homes
- Marion General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.53 miles away1000 Mckinley Park Drive Marion Ohio 43302Voluntary non-profit - Private(740) 383-8400
- Morrow County HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 14.65 miles away651 West Marion Road Mount Gilead Ohio 43338Government - Local(419) 946-5015
- Grady Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 18 miles away561 West Central Avenue Delaware Ohio 43015Voluntary non-profit - Private(740) 368-5145
- Bucyrus Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 19.29 miles away629 North Sandusky Avenue Bucyrus Ohio 44820Voluntary non-profit - Other(419) 562-4677
- Davita - Heart of Marion Dialysis0.43 miles away1221 Delaware Avenue Marion Ohio 43302Dialysis Stations: 13 (740) 375-5058
- Fmc - Heart of Ohio Dialysis Ctr0.99 miles away1730 Marion-Waldo Rd Marion Ohio 43302CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (740) 389-4111
- Fmc - Delaware Dialysis17.88 miles away36 Troy Road Delaware Ohio 43015Dialysis Stations: 13 (740) 363-7171
- Fmc - Crawford County Kidney Center19.17 miles away701 Tiffin Street Bucyrus Ohio 44820Dialysis Stations: 12 (419) 562-3000