Taylor Springs Health Campus is located in Columbus, Ohio. This city is among the largest metropolitan areas in the country with has a population of 783,285 people. It looks like this is a very respectable nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality score. This facility turned out to be one of the better facilities in Columbus. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its short-term care grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
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Taylor Springs Health Campus
- Nursing Home
Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to earning a strong overall score, this nursing home also earned an elite short-term care grade. We awarded them one of our higher grades in that area, with an A-. Our short-term care ratings are probably most important for individuals requiring rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional highly-skilled nursing services. This means not just nursing services, but also physical and respiratory therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we considered the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B+. Nursing ratings are tied to quantity of nursing care available. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place 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.
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In addition, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of B+. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. We weren't able to find deficiency data for this facility. Without having the deficiency related data for this nursing home, it ended up being challenging to fully grade it in the inspections category.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded was long-term care, is this facility's least impressive area. We awarded this nursing home a D in that category. This really is one of the couple of weak links on a strong report card. Nursing homes that do not fare well in this category typically aren't as well-staffed and are lagging in some of the areas of routine healthcare services we assessed. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. As it turns out, this facility gave the vaccine to only 87.755104 percent of its residents, which is slightly concerning. Surprisingly, this facility actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had just 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Taylor Springs Health Campus Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 20.18% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 0% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients who experienced a fall which caused severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 0% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 19.72% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for many medical conditions, including cognitive disorders. Sadly, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 9.02% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are administered to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 18.1% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 87.63% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 22.5% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 9.9% of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that remained mobile levels. Some argue that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 9.9% of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 14.62% of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Taylor Springs Health Campus, 77.88% of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.
Scores for Columbus, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of D
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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