Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center is one of four available nursing homes located in Tallmadge, Ohio. This facility is one of the best facilities we looked at. A score in this range requires superb scores across the board. Based on our analysis, you can not go wrong with this facility. Finally, this wound up being a very consistent facility with consistently strong ratings in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Our inspection ratings account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility also was awarded a very strong long-term care grade. This actually ended up being this nursing home's second strongest category score. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of A. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically provide patients with more supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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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. Our nursing score analyzes a handful of subcategories, however, the paramount one is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we looked at, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a straight A profile. In the category of short-term care, we seek to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last datapoint we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents which have sustained falls leading to serious injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 20.26% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 90.12% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 12 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Tallmadge Health & Rehab Center, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Tallmadge, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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