Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Ossian, Indiana. We gave this nursing home an overall grade of B-. A score in this range requires some solid scores. In our view, this nursing home should be a solid choice for quite a few people. One of the better aspects of this nursing home's profile is its strong inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
- 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
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home received a solid overall grade as described above, but we really wanted to emphasize its nearly flawless health inspection reports in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A- in this category. Our inspection ratings are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also received a strong long-term care score. In fact, we gave it a grade of B in this area, which happens to be one of our better. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide residents with more supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.68944 percent of its patients, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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This facility's next best category was its nursing grade, where it received a grade of C. We looked at the qualifications of nurses at the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours those nurses were with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This nursing home provided just 0.4 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This is a relatively low total compared with most facilities. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place fared better in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. It scored well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.
Short-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is short-term care. We awarded it a C in this category. This is a decent grade in this category. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to measure a facility's rehabilitation services. In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must offer better levels of highly skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. Unfortunately, we weren't able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this place. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 7.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 3.93% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are routinely linked to poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1.87% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this statistic could be misleading for some facilities due to different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 21.77% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 12.89% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 91.48% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 15.74% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the deterioration of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 15.7% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 1.46 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 15.7 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 11.29 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ossian Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 73.78% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's often correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
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