Signature Healthcare of Coshocton is one of just a couple facilities located in Coshocton, Ohio. Sporting an overall rating of B, this facility is a great option. Based on our analysis, this nursing home ought to meet the needs of most people. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card was its inspection grade. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
Signature Healthcare of Coshocton
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a strong nursing home overall, this place excelled in our inspections category, where it received an A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One of those factors is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies are relatively insignificant. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
Building on its impressive profile, this nursing home also excelled in the category of nursing. In fact, we gave it a grade of B+ for that category. In determining a nursing home's nursing grade, we look at the quantity of hours nurses are with residents and the levels of training of those nurses. This nursing home averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place 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 many times be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the third area, this nursing home also earned a grade of B for its short-term care rating. This is an above average grade in this area. Short-term care ratings are vital for patients seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes additional skilled nursing. This includes a vast spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final item we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 4.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next area, this nursing home was given a C for long-term care, which is generally a respectable grade. For patients looking for a permanent place to live rather than rehabilitation, long-term care grades are very important. Once we finished looking at the amount of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. We were pleased to find that this nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. This nursing home was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0.02 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.
Signature Healthcare of Coshocton Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term stay patients that have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to residents for many medical conditions, including dementia. Tragically, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care patients which were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 20% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 90.19% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 1.39 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Signature Healthcare of Coshocton, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
- Coshocton Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.64 miles away1460 Orange Street Coshocton Ohio 43812Voluntary non-profit - Private(740) 623-4144