Located in Delaware, Ohio, Ohio Living Sarah Moore is one of five nursing homes in the city. It looks like this nursing home is among the highest-rated facilities we found. A score in this range requires excellent marks across the board. In fact, we were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it as the best nursing home in Delaware. Scroll down to find this place's category ratings, which are equally impressive. You just can't do much better than a straight A report card.
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Ohio Living Sarah Moore
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we gave this nursing home an A+ for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Although this facility had some deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
To add to its high-end accomplishments in other areas, we gave this facility a score of A for its short-term care score. Short-term care grades are critical for people looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates additional skilled nursing services. This includes a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this area is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 7.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to alert you to the fact that this nursing home was given a top-shelf grade of A in our long-term care category. In a long-term care environment, the primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 90.08264 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat lower than we anticipated but still a respectable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
In the final category we looked at, this facility received a very favorable grade of A- in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a straight A report card. The nursing rating consists of a handful of components, however, the paramount one is the number of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some quality-based measures in this category. This place fared well in some of the quality-based metrics we looked at. By way of illustration, in terms of the percentage of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home performed better than the national average. This is generally an indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided with better nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ohio Living Sarah Moore Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 5.83% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 4.96% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are routinely linked to lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 0.83% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this statistic could be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 4.96% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 31.08% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 24.79% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 94.25% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 8.33% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 8.68% of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 8.68% of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 21.19% of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ohio Living Sarah Moore, 82.72% of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Delaware, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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