Otterbein North Shore is a very-small non-profit nursing home in Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio. It looks like this nursing home is one of the most impressive facilities we assessed. This facility was given one of the most impressive ratings that we offer. In fact, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the 100 best facilities in Ohio. This is an impressive achievement in a state with a long list of high-end nursing homes. One of the major highlights of this facility's remarkable report card is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next section.
Otterbein North Shore
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
9400 North Shore Blvd,
Lakeside Marblehead OH 43440
95.5% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Ohio Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Ohio Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Ohio Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this facility has received near flawless health inspections recently. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with better scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This nursing home received 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a grade of A+ for its short-term care grade. In computing our short-term care grades, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This grade is frequently a reliable measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. Our nursing grade assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we looked at ended up being this facility's weakest category. However, even in its weakest link we still awarded it an acceptable grade of B- for our long-term care category. Our long-term care scores are important for people requiring non-healthcare services such as personal care. One of the factors we considered after nurse's aid hours was vaccines. Fortunately, this facility administered the pneumonia vaccine to 96.875 percent of its residents. This facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Otterbein North Shore Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Otterbein North Shore, 7.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percent of long-term care residents which suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Otterbein North Shore, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered a fall leading to major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Otterbein North Shore, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who suffered from urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Otterbein North Shore, 12.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used to treat several conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Otterbein North Shore, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Otterbein North Shore, 21.39% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Otterbein North Shore, 88.91% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Otterbein North Shore, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and eating. Many in the industry argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Otterbein North Shore, 12.66% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients that maintained mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Otterbein North Shore, 12.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Otterbein North Shore, 12.98 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Otterbein North Shore, 75.85% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe that this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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