Note: Data for Saber Skilled Nursing Unit at Barberton has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Located in Barberton, Ohio, Saber Skilled Nursing Unit at Barberton is one of just two available facilities in this area. Featuring an overall score of A, this is clearly a top-shelf facility. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all facilities nationally. As you can find below, this nursing home also performed just fine in our category grades. It's hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 20 Beds


For profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Facility Inspections

Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+

One of the reasons this place turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it earned an A+ in our inspections category. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Our inspection grades are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A

Contributing to its top-shelf resume, this nursing home also received a dominant short-term care score, with a score of A. Our short-term care grades are likely more important for folks requiring a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically utilizes higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means not just nursing, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. We weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. This proved to be a real strength for this nursing home. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of nursing homes in the country with 64.1 percent of its patients returning home. This is a substantially higher rate than most facilities.

Nurse Quality

Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: B+

This facility is also strong in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of B+. It outperformed most nursing homes in this category. In determining our nursing grades, we factor in both nursing hours and the skill levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: B+

In our final category, we awarded this facility a A+ for its long-term care rating. This finished off an elite profile. For long-term care residents, the facility's primary objective is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. Once we looked at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. It doesn't appear that this facility provided vaccination data. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it 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.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Saber Skilled Nursing Unit at Barberton Quality Metrics

Frequency Of ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of long-term care.


ER visits per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.


Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percent of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of rehabilitation services.


Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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