With an address in Portsmouth, Ohio, Hill View Retirement Center is one of five available nursing homes there. We awarded this nursing home a very strong overall rating of A. In fact, it proved to be the highest graded nursing home in the city. Based on all of the relevant data, you can't go wrong with this nursing home. Finally, this appears to be a very consistent nursing home with consistent grades in all of our categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 72 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Church related

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
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Historical

On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this nursing home excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes performed as well in this area. Inspection ratings weigh several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. This facility was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category. The nursing score consists of a handful of components, many of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Short-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: A-Feb 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

The next category we analyzed was short-term care. Adding to its impressive profile, this facility also performed well in this category. In fact, we awarded it a of A- for that area. Our short-term care scores are presumably more important for individuals requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually mandates more highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not only nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other types of therapy. This facility was satisfactory in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered a reasonable level of care from both physical therapists and registered nurses. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. It fared as well as just about any nursing home in Ohio in this area with 64.5 percent of its patients returning home. With most facilities, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: ANov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

In our final area, we gave this facility a grade of A+ for its long-term care grade. This finished off a very strong report card. In a long-term care environment, 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 residents. One of the criteria we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 93.83886 percent of its patients. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Hill View Retirement Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
A+
2.22%
State
B+
6.81%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that sustained a fall leading to severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing ratings.

Provider
A+
0.47%
State
B
3.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with insufficient hygiene.

Provider
A
0.47%
State
B+
2.04%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as dementia.

Provider
B
13.79%
State
B
13.98%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Provider
C
28.07%
State
B
21.49%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percent of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
C
15.32%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Provider
D
88.88%
State
B
92.09%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This tells you the percentage of residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the deterioration of a patient's health.

Provider
F
26.51%
State
B
15.22%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.

Provider
A+
28.89%
State
B
17.92%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.

Provider
A-
1.16
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Provider
F
28.89
State
B
17.92
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Provider
D
16.13
State
B
10.51
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation services.

Provider
D
55.12%
State
B
67.21%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Kings Daughters Medical Center Ohio 0.99 mi
1901 Argonne Road Portsmouth Ohio 45662
(740) 991-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Dci - Portsmouth 0.94 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 24
1207 17th Street Portsmouth Ohio 45662
(740) 351-0596
Fmc - Portsmouth 1.25 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
1648 11th Street Portsmouth Ohio 45662
(740) 353-7788