Lima Convalescent Home is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Lima, Ohio. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. This will likely be on your short list in Lima as we ranked it as one of the three best nursing homes in the city. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Lima Convalescent Home
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a great overall score, this nursing home performed even better in our inspections category which is associated with the facility's recent inspection reports. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest grades. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Nursing grades are largely tied to a nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home's third most favorable area ended up being long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a B-. In computing these long-term care scores, we assess the facility's personal care services. After we finished assessing the amount of care provided by nurses, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 93.36283 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was short-term care. We awarded this nursing home a grade of B- in this area. In the category of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We analyze a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients that who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that just 5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lima Convalescent Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lima Convalescent Home, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lima Convalescent Home, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents who suffered falls resulting in serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lima Convalescent Home, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which sustained urinary tract infections. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lima Convalescent Home, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for treating a variety of conditions, such as cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lima Convalescent Home, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are given to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lima Convalescent Home, 20.26% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are showing depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lima Convalescent Home, 90.12% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lima Convalescent Home, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Lima Convalescent Home, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Lima Convalescent Home, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Lima Convalescent Home, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lima Convalescent Home, 12 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lima Convalescent Home, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Lima, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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