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The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care

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Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B
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3131 Smith Rd,
Akron OH 44333

(330) 666-1183

88.88% estimated occupancy 1

The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care is located in Akron, Ohio. The city has many options. Featuring an overall rating of B, we deemed this facility to be one of the five highest graded facilities in Akron. Overall scores in this range are a good indicator of a quality facility. As far as we can see, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. We were also pleased to find that this nursing home did not have any bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about its category grades can be found below.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

To go along with its favorable overall performance, we gave this place a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are based on several datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. 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. Even some of the best nursing homes receive an occasional ding on their inspection report.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Adding to its strong performance in other categories, we gave this facility an B+ for nursing. Our nursing rating is mostly associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home 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.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-minus

We also gave this facility a middle of the road score in the category of long-term care, where it received a B-. In computing our long-term care scores, we assess the assistance with daily living offered to the nursing home's residents. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 95.564514 percent of its patients. This facility was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

Turning to our last area, this nursing home received a grade of C in short-term care, which is a decent score. Our short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a broad spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. It doesn't look like this nursing home provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 2.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was actually quite a bit below average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 7.14% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 3.23% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 2.44% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 20.68% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 17.05% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: D

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 25.96% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 97.07% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 5.29% of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of decline of a resident's health.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: D

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 8.81% of Residents

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility. Some argue that mobility is vital to residents' mental and physical health.


Grade: A-plus

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 8.81% of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 8.23% of Patients

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess short-term care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In The Village of St. Edward Fairlawn Nursing Care, 80.77% of Resident

Measures the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.

Scores for Akron, OH

  • Overall Rating has a grade of C
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • 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-plus

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