Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is located in Belpre, Ohio, a city with a total of 9,951 people. This is a great nursing home. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is very favorable rating. Based on our ratings, this place has quite a bit going for it. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
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One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is as good as it gets in this very important area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in calculating these inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some are relatively minor. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate deficiency counts for this nursing home. We would like to have more data for this facility. Without having complete information regarding deficiencies, it is a challenge to really evaluate it in this area.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home is also strong in the area of short-term care, where it was given a score of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. Our short-term care grades are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents that who were able to eventually return home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients were able to return home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B in this area. Our nursing grade is largely tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' 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 category we looked at is this facility's weakest area. However, even in its weakest link we still awarded it a decent grade of B- for our long-term care category. In computing our long-term care scores, we assess the personal care offered to the nursing home's residents. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 97.61905 percent of its patients, which is better than the average nursing home. Finally, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization 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.
Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Falls are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who suffered from a UTI. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percent of long-term stay residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 20.26% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 90.12% of Patients
This tells you 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 Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Rockland Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.