Wayne County Care Center is in Wooster, Ohio. Sporting an overall score of A-, this is without a doubt a very good nursing home. This grade is better than the city grade of B+ in Wooster, which is also an impressive grade. As you can see below, this nursing home also performed well in our category ratings. It is hard to poke holes in this nursing home's profile.
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Wayne County Care Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
876 S Geyers Chapel Road,
Wooster OH 44691
72.2% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with a favorable overall grade, we gave this place an A+ for our inspections rating. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This nursing home was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of these deficiencies to be an imminent risk to resident safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing score assesses a handful of components, many of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 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 often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given a strong short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our better grades in that category with a score of B. Short-term care ratings are vital for patients looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more skilled nursing services. This includes a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we graded is long-term care. In that category, we awarded this nursing home a strong grade of B. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. On top of considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 98.48485 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Wayne County Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wayne County Care Center, 7.3% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wayne County Care Center, 3.68% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision minimizes the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wayne County Care Center, 1.34% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wayne County Care Center, 12.59% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wayne County Care Center, 21.99% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term care patients taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wayne County Care Center, 21.39% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wayne County Care Center, 88.91% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wayne County Care Center, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and bathing. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wayne County Care Center, 12.66% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wayne County Care Center, 12.66 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of patients.
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