Heritage Corner Nursing Home
1069 Klotz Road, Bowling Green OH 43402 · (419) 728-7010 · 73.84% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Heritage Corner Nursing Home is one of four available facilities located in Bowling Green, Ohio. With an overall score of A+, this facility is among the best facilities we assessed. We were impressed enough to rank this nursing home as one of the top 50 nursing homes in Ohio. This also is a very consistent facility with consistently strong ratings in all of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 : 13 Beds
For profit - Individual
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to being an elite nursing home overall, this facility excelled in our inspections category, where it received an A+. Few facilities performed as well in this category. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection scores. One key factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies end up being relatively minor. Although this place had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its high-end performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our long-term care rating. Long-term care ratings in this range generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. This place is head and heels above most nursing homes in this category.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. There are several factors included in this category. Most of the datapoints are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This particular facility provided 5.7 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This was one of the better totals we found. Furthermore, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of providing high levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in Ohio in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
In our last area, this nursing home also was given an impressive short-term care score, with an A. This finished off an elite profile. Our short-term care scores are crucial for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. One reason for this nursing home's strong score in this area is it provides more care from registered nurses to its patients than the typical nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return home from this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the nation in this area with 57.8 percent of its residents returning home.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Corner Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better