With an address in Baltic, Ohio, Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center is the only option located there. Sporting an overall score of C, this looks like a decent nursing home. This place has a few things going for it. One of the best aspects of this facility's profile is its exemplary inspection reports, which is addressed in the next section.
Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center
- 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
- For profit - Individual
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We want to point out that this nursing home outperformed its overall score in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, we gave it one of our highest grades in this area with an A. Inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that excel in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies an immediate risk to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is always a good sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Additionally, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ in our long-term care category. This happens to be one of our more impressive scores. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 90.84967 percent of its residents. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Another strength of this nursing home is its favorable grade in nursing. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with an impressive grade of D. Our nursing score assesses the facility's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of skill of those nurses and the number of hours spent with residents. This facility provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing ratings. This facility performed well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we graded was short-term care, which turned out to be this facility's least impressive category. We awarded this facility a grade of D in this category. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. With its score in this category, we weren't surprised to learn that this facility is well below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its patients based on the metrics we assessed. Honestly, this was about what we expected to find. The final measure we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 0 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, this was quite a bit below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely caused by worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used for several conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 20.26% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts argue that this is a reliable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 90.12% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oak Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
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