Saint Luke Lutheran Home is a very-large non-profit nursing home in North Canton, Ohio. Featuring an overall score of B-, this is likely a middle of the road nursing home. Based on our ratings, there are definitely much worse facilities out there. The best part of this nursing home's report card was is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 202 Beds

CCRC :

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council:

Family Council:

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

We would like to point out that this nursing home's inspection grade exceeded its overall grade. This facility earned a B+ in this area, which is one of our better grades. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some can be quite insignificant. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in this industry.

Short-term Care Quality

B+
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B+Mar 20: BApr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+
Historical

In addition, we also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility received impressive short-term care marks this year. We awarded them one of our more impressive scores in this area, with a grade of B+. This turned out to be the nursing home's second highest score. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for individuals looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a vast scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. The final measure we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. It was above average in this area with 51.5 percent of its patients returning home.

Nurse Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B-Jun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

In addition, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B in our nursing category. This is one of our better grades. Our nursing grade assesses the facility's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of those nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provided 3.9 hours of nursing care per resident per day, which was above average. Lastly, we also looked at nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing scores. These include minimizing residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We look at these statistics as reliable measures of the quality of nursing care provided, since better care tends to reduce these problems.

Long-term Care Quality

C
Oct 18: CNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: CAug 20: C
Historical

The last area we scored was long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a C. In determining our long-term care ratings, we assess the assistance with daily living offered to a facility's patients. This nursing home's vaccination records were not as favorable as its nursing hours data. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to just 85.795456 percent of its residents. We'd like to see some improvement herein this statistic in the future. Fortunately, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.18 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B-
State:
B-
National:
B
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

Saint Luke Lutheran Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
B-
7.78%
State
B+
6.81%
National
B
7.32%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have experienced a fall resulting in severe injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.

Provider
D
6.44%
State
B
3.52%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This figure gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who had a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between nursing homes due to nursing homes having reporting standards.

Provider
B-
2.48%
State
B+
2.04%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
B
12.74%
State
B
13.98%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
C
24.08%
State
B
21.49%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression. High levels of depression could reveal a less hospitable environment.

Provider
B-
3.7%
State
C
15.32%
National
B+
5.07%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
D
90.18%
State
B
92.09%
National
B
92.05%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and eating. Some would argue that this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B-
15.66%
State
B
15.22%
National
B
14.45%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.

Provider
B
16.64%
State
B
17.92%
National
B
17.08%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
B+
1.18
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
B
16.64
State
B
17.92
National
B
17.08

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
A
6.03
State
B
10.51
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
B+
74.96%
State
B
67.21%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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Nearby Dialysis

Davita Belden Community Dialysis 3.7 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 42
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Davita - Mercy Canton Dialysis 5.44 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
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Kamaka Dialysis LLC 5.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
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(330) 899-0035
Fmc - Akron Canton Kidney Center 6.28 mi
Dialysis Stations: 25
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(330) 896-6311
Fmc- Stark County Dialysis 6.37 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
2835 Tuscarawas Street West Canton Ohio 44708
(330) 456-3997
Davita Canton Dialysis 6.41 mi
Dialysis Stations: 27
2912 W Tuscarawas St Canton Ohio 44708
(330) 458-0150
Davita - Massillon Community Dialysis 7.99 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
2112 Lincoln Way East Massillon Ohio 44646
(330) 837-7730
Fmc - Massillon Dialysis Center 9.05 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
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