Logan Elm Health Care Center is a nursing home in Circleville, Ohio. The city has 23,717 people. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of A-, resulting in it being the number one rated nursing home in Circleville. Based on our analysis, you can't go wrong here. This place's strong report card was highlighted by its inspection rating, which you can find in the next paragraph.
Logan Elm Health Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong facility overall, it also earned A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections are virtually perfect. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those labeled as categories G through L. This tells you the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its strong profile, this nursing home also received a superb short-term care grade, with a score of A. In our short-term care rating, we seek to create a sound barometer for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the area of long-term care, where it was given a grade of B. It outperformed most nursing homes in this area. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is a good sign for resident care and suggests that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we assessed the volume of nursing care, we turned to the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia sadly is often a dangerous ailment for nursing home residents so we like it when a facility doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
The last area we graded is nursing. This facility was given a better than average nursing score this year, with a B. Although this wasn't nearly as good as several of its other category grades, this is nevertheless one of our more favorable scores in that area. In determining our nursing grades, we weigh both the number of hours nurses spend with residents and the training levels of the nurses. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as employing a policy of moving residents more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Logan Elm Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term stay residents which are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in situations where such medications aren't medically indicated. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these medications due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 20.26% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Many believe this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 90.12% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is key to the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Logan Elm Health Care Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Circleville, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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