Heartland of Piqua is an average-sized nursing home located in Piqua, Ohio. Sporting an overall grade of C, this looks like a solid facility. Based on our assessment, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of many people. One of the major highlights of this facility's profile is its exemplary inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Heartland of Piqua
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Please note our records indicate that Heartland of Piqua has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its decent overall score, we gave this nursing home an A for its inspection grade. This is far more impressive than the facility's overall grade. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This means that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A few minor deficiencies shouldn't stop you from considering a nursing home.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a middle of the pack score in the area of long-term care, where we awarded it a B-. Long-term care scores are crucial for prospective residents seeking non-healthcare services such as personal care. After considering the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 99.41521 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is more than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Moving on to another strength for this facility, it also earned an elite nursing rating. In fact, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of D. Nursing grades are based largely on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averaged only 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient each day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing grades. This facility fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. Many consider these datapoints to be good measures of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we rated is short-term care, which turned out to be this nursing home's worst area. Sadly, it received an abysmal F for this category, which is certainly a major concern. In determining these 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 skilled professionals. The objective is to devise a measure for comparing the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. Given its score in this area, we weren't stunned to find that this nursing home was well below average in terms of the number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its patients based on the data we assessed. Honestly, this was what we expected here. The last measure we considered in this category is the percentage of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. This facility struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 4.7 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heartland of Piqua Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heartland of Piqua, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from remaining in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heartland of Piqua, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term patients which had falls which caused serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Heartland of Piqua, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric may also be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heartland of Piqua, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heartland of Piqua, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heartland of Piqua, 20% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heartland of Piqua, 90.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heartland of Piqua, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heartland of Piqua, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that remained mobile levels.
In Heartland of Piqua, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heartland of Piqua, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heartland of Piqua, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heartland of Piqua, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with better rehabilitation services.
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