The Laurels of Massillon is one of seven facilities located in Massillon, Ohio. Sporting a decent overall score of B-. After sizing up the other options in Massillon, this appears to be a better option than many of them. As far as we can see, this facility looks like a solid choice for most people. The best part of this nursing home's profile is is its inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
The Laurels of Massillon
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
The primary reason this nursing home received a decent overall grade is its impeccable health inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our higher scores in that category, with an A-. This is a much better grade than the facility's overall score, which was decent but certainly not elite. Inspection ratings are tied to many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate risk to resident health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, we also would like to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home received impressive short-term care marks in this assessment. We awarded them one of our more favorable scores in this category, with a B. This turned out to be the facility's second strongest grade. Short-term care grades are crucial for people needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional skilled nursing services. This means a vast range of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at 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 residents returned home.
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Long-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded its third highest category score in the area of long-term care. We gave this nursing home a B- in this category, which is an acceptable grade. In computing our long-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. On top of considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 92.90323 percent of its patients. This is a bit lower than we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Moving on to our fourth category, we awarded this nursing home a D in nursing. This was the facility's least impressive category score. Unfortunately, this category hurt the nursing home's overall grade a bit. There are a host of criteria within this category. Many of the subcategories relate to the quantity and quality of nurse staffing. This place offered just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in calculating our nursing ratings. This place performed well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Laurels of Massillon Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Laurels of Massillon, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Laurels of Massillon, 3.74% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients which have sustained falls leading to major injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Laurels of Massillon, 1.71% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Laurels of Massillon, 13.23% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, 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 The Laurels of Massillon, 22.46% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Laurels of Massillon, 20.26% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Laurels of Massillon, 90.12% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Laurels of Massillon, 14.88% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living may indicate erosion of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Laurels of Massillon, 16.29% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Laurels of Massillon, 16.29 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Laurels of Massillon, 12 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Laurels of Massillon, 75.25% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Massillon, OH
- Overall Rating has a grade of D
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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