Laurels of Huber Heights The is located in the large metropolitan area of Dayton, Ohio. Sporting an overall score of C, this appears to be a decent nursing home. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Dayton, which is admittedly a little below average nationally. The best part of this nursing home's profile was its remarkable inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 96 Beds

CCRC :

For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
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Historical

This nursing home earned a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its excellent inspection reports in recent years. We awarded them an A in this category. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing our inspection scores. One critical factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite insignificant. This place was assessed 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies an imminent risk to patient health or safety. A couple minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.

Short-term Care Quality

B-
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: BFeb 19: BMay 19: BJun 19: BJul 19: BAug 19: BSep 19: BJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: B-Jul 20: B-Aug 20: B-
Historical

This facility's second best area ended up being short-term care. In that area, we awarded this facility a B-. Short-term care scores are critical for residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates additional highly-skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. We were pleased to find that this nursing home employs both registered nurses and physical therapists. The same can't be said for all nursing homes. The last item we looked at in this category is the number of patients that returned home from the nursing home. We found that it performed better than most nursing homes in this metric with 54.8 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, at most facilities, fewer than half of their short-term residents are able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

C
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Historical

This facility's next most favorable area came in the area of long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a C. Our long-term care grades are more critical for residents in need of more traditional services related to personal care. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 98.38057 percent of its residents, which is higher than the majority of nursing homes. The last statistic we assessed was the facility's hospitalization rate. We found that this place had 4.3 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Although this figure is quite a bit higher than the national average, this statistic can be skewed for some facilities due to the preexisting medical conditions of residents.

Nurse Quality

F
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Historical

The next area we scored was nursing, which ended up being this nursing home's weakest area. It received a lowly F in this category, which is certainly a major disappointment. We assessed the qualifications of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses spent with residents, in computing our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 3.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which is slightly below the national average. Unfortunately, this place also had abysmal scores in some of the quality-based measures to pair with its weak nursing hour totals. We looked at the percent of residents sustaining pressure ulcers and we were disappointed. This facility was at approximately 1.5 times the national average in this statistic. This is a bad sign when you consider that so many bed sores are preventable with better nursing care. This metric helped pull down this nursing home's nursing grade quite a bit.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
C
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

Laurels of Huber Heights The Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
D
12.56%
State
B+
6.81%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents who have had a fall which caused serious injury.

Provider
B
3.24%
State
B
3.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
A
0.41%
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 residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A
6.84%
State
B
13.98%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
C
27.44%
State
B
21.49%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
B
2.02%
State
C
15.32%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Measures the percentage of long-term patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.

Provider
B
97.68%
State
B
92.09%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Provider
A
9.38%
State
B
15.22%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels.

Provider
B
17.04%
State
B
17.92%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is key to maintaining the physical health of nursing home patients.

Provider
F
4.3
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B
17.04
State
B
17.92
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.

Provider
B-
10.65
State
B
10.51
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Provider
F
51.21%
State
B
67.21%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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