Westover is located in Hamilton, Ohio, a city with a population of 134,328 people. It looks like this is a quality facility. We awarded this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average score. Even in a city of 12 nursing homes, this nursing home stands out as a quality choice. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home received a quality overall score as described above, but we especially wanted to emphasize its excellent inspections in recent years. We awarded it an impressive grade of A in this category. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area generally have very few of these severe deficiencies. This place was hit with 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate risk to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
This nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our nursing score looks at the facility's nurse staffing levels. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures 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.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility is also above average in the category of short-term care, where it was given a grade of B+. It outpaced most nursing homes in this category. In the category of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at a nursing home's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our last area, this facility was given a respectable long-term care score. While this was not nearly as impressive as a few of its other grades, this is truly not a terrible score. For residents looking for a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is an important category. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Lastly, this place was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Westover Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Westover, 7.79% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Westover, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Westover, 1.8% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Westover, 13.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents taking antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Westover, 22.35% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care patients that are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Westover, 20% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Westover, 90.19% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Westover, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Westover, 18.5% Percentage of Residents
This is the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Westover, 18.5 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Westover, 11.81 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Westover, 74.54% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
Scores for Hamilton, 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-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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