Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville is a small non-profit nursing home located in Lima, Ohio. This is a decent facility with a B- overall grade. This grade is right in line with the city grade in Lima. Based on our assessment, this place likely wouldn't be a bad choice. More information on this facility's category grades may be found below. Its best category was short-term care, which is addressed in the next section.
Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
This facility received an elite short-term care score. We gave this nursing home an A- in this area, which really helped out its overall score. Our short-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.
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Turning to another strength for this facility, it also received an elite nursing grade. In fact, we gave this nursing home a score of D. Nursing ratings are mostly associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This place offered a meager 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing grades. This place fared well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we looked at was long-term care, which turned out to be this facility's weakest area. We awarded this facility a D in this category. Unfortunately, this grade pulled down the facility's overall grade a bit. For patients in need of a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Surprisingly, this facility also fared well at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in this category were not as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents that are suffering from pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely caused by poor nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percent of long-term residents taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents that are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 20% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who are demonstrating signs of depression. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 90.19% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the overall quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Otterbein SeniorLife Cridersville, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
Scores for Lima, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
Looking for more options? Lima, Ohio has 9 other nursing homes
- Mercy Health-St Rita's Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.87 miles away730 West Market Street Lima Ohio 45801Voluntary non-profit - Private(419) 227-3361
- Grand Lake Health SystemAcute Care Hospitals 14.55 miles away200 Saint Clair Street Saint Marys Ohio 45885Voluntary non-profit - Private(419) 394-3335