Salem Regional Medical Center-Snf
1995 East State Street, Salem OH 44460 · (330) 332-7434 · 24.66% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Jan 1, 2020 · By Nick Lata
Salem Regional Medical Center-Snf is a facility located in Salem, Ohio, which has a population of 26,732 people. Featuring an overall rating of A+, this facility is one of the most elite facilities we looked at. Indeed, this proved to be quite a bit better than most of the nursing homes in Salem. Headlining this place's remarkable profile is its inspection rating, which we will address in the next section.
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Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it earned an A+ inspection grade. This is just about as good as it gets in this very important area. Our inspection ratings are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. 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
We also awarded this facility a score of A+ for its short-term care grade. In determining our short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This score is often a useful assessment of a facility's ability to rehabilitate patients. This facility excelled at the highest level in two key staffing areas we assessed. In fact, it supplied about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than a typical nursing home. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities in the nation in this area with 65.8 percent of its residents returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most facilities.
Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. When determining our nursing grades, we analyze both nursing hours and the skill levels of those nurses. This place provides an incredible 5.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Out of that total, many of the hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering impressive levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the state when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our final area, this nursing home also performed well in the long-term care category. We awarded it a grade of A for that area. This completed a straight A profile. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. It does not look like this facility submitted information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Salem Regional Medical Center-Snf Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge short-term care.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living generally correlates with superior rehabilitation.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better