With more than 20 options having an address in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mount Notre Dame Health Center is one of the seemingly endless list of nursing homes. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we found. This facility received one of the top ratings that we offer. We were impressed enough to rate this nursing home as one of the 50 best nursing homes in Ohio. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its inspection grade, which we will address in the next section.
Mount Notre Dame Health Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
699 East Columbia Avenue,
Cincinnati OH 45215
67.75% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being an elite facility overall, this nursing home performed well in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Few nursing homes fared as well in this category. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing rating is largely tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.8 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning the page to our next area, we awarded this facility a grade of A for its short-term care score. This is a first-rate score. In our short-term care assessment, we seek to craft a valuable gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
In the final category, we gave this facility an A+ for its long-term care grade. This finished off a first-rate report card. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. One of the statistics we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccinations. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a reliable method to avoid negative health outcomes for the nursing home population. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Mount Notre Dame Health Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of long-term residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that sustained a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This measures the percent of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 20.26% of Patients
This is the percent of patients exhibiting signs of depression. High rates of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 90.12% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that maintained mobility.
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Mount Notre Dame Health Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Scores for Cincinnati, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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