Nursing Homes in Ohio- Monthly Analysis & Key Metrics

Data as of February 11, 2024

Reviewed by Richard Saunders

The State Level Skilled Nursing Home Analysis Report

Recently, the Biden administration announced a goal of improving nursing home care, as highlighted in several important announcements (see the initial announcement and a subsequent announcement). While this is a commendable goal, it is not entirely clear what the best approach is for achieving it. Proposing minimum staffing levels for all nursing homes simplifies a complicated issue. Nursing Homes address a wide range of resident needs, from short-term rehabilitation to long-term care to dementia and memory issues, that require different levels of care. It also fails to address a national staffing shortage that will likely only worsen.

At NursingHomeDatabase.com, we believe that one critical element of any improvement effort is to have access to good, clear data and analysis that can help everyone understand the current state of affairs, identify trends, and track progress over time. To this end, we have built this series of reports that will try to illuminate the key metrics of nursing home performance for each state. Our reports are designed to provide valuable insights and inform policymakers, healthcare providers, and families who are interested in nursing home care.

The analysis for the state level report cards of nursing home care is primarily derived from data that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ("CMS") provides. CMS publishes weekly data about nursing home occupancy and COVID-19 infections and publishes monthly reports with ratings, staffing levels, and deficiencies.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Ohio- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on February 11, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Ohio has a total of 934 active skilled nursing facilities and 81,182 beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 11,756,058, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 144.81 persons in Ohio. There were 66,039 residents as February 11, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 81.35 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Ohio has added 250 new beds and lost 1,387 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Ohio and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 0.61 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.08 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.97 0.88
All Staff 3.65 3.79

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Ohio:

COVID-19 Infections in Ohio Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Ohio there were a total of 337 new cases and 337 new deaths among residents for the week ending February 11, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Ohio

Ohio added 3 new skilled nursing facilities and 250 beds over the past year. Below is list of the new facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Avenue at Brooklyn 111
Allbridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center 43
Tamarack Ridge Health and Rehabilitation 96

Ohio lost 18 skilled nursing facilities and 1,387 beds over the past year. Below is list of the lost facilities:

Facility Number of Beds
Solivita of Oak Pavilion 130
Marion Manor Nursing Home Inc 92
Lima Manor 77
Highlands Post-Acute 55
Summit's Trace Healthcare Center 181
Defiance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 80
Lancia Villa Royale 15
Trinity Skilled Care Center 28
Community Care Center 55
The Greens at Westlake 125
Judson Care Center, Inc 99
Solivita of Echo Manor 99
Geneva Shores Nursing and Rehab 41
Hilty Memorial Home Inc 3
Hanna House Skilled Nursing Ce 25
Aultman Transitional Care Center 60
Butler County Care Facility 109
Solivita of Stratford 113

This data is based on homes reported by CMS. Additional homes may have opened or closed but are not yet in the dataset.

Occupancy Percentages for Ohio Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Ohio. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Ohio

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Ohio based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Kendal at Oberlin
600 KENDAL DRIVE
OBERLIN, OH
0.00
Atlantes The
776 OLD STATE ROUTE 74
CINCINNATI, OH
0.67
St Margaret Hall Inc
1960 MADISON ROAD
CINCINNATI, OH
1.33
Masternick Memorial Health Care Center
5250 WINDSOR WAY
NEW MIDDLETOWN, OH
1.33
Knolls of Oxford
6727 CONTRERAS ROAD
OXFORD, OH
2.00
Country Lawn Ctr For Rehab
10608 NAVARRE ROAD SW
NAVARRE, OH
2.00
Apostolic Christian Home Inc
10680 STEINER ROAD
RITTMAN, OH
2.67
Saybrook Landing
2300 CENTER ROAD
ASHTABULA, OH
2.67
Timberland Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation
3558 RIDGEWOOD ROAD
FAIRLAWN, OH
3.20
Astoria Health and Rehab Center
300 ASTORIA ROAD
GERMANTOWN, OH
3.33

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Ohio based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Continuing Healthcare of Cuyahoga Falls
300 EAST BATH ROAD
CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH
442.83
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Astoria Place of Cincinnati
3627 HARVEY AVENUE
CINCINNATI, OH
416.50
Rating Not Available /
Ridgewood Manor
3231 MANLEY ROAD
MAUMEE, OH
390.67
Rating Not Available /
Continuing Healthcare of Gahanna
167 NORTH STYGLER ROAD
GAHANNA, OH
372.17
Willow Park Convalescent Home
18810 HARVARD AVE
CLEVELAND, OH
355.83
Majestic Care of Columbus LLC
44 S SOUDER AVE
COLUMBUS, OH
333.83
Rating Not Available /
Continuing Healthcare at Adams Lane
1856 ADAMS LANE
ZANESVILLE, OH
313.00
/
Kent Healthcare and Rehabilitation.
1290 FAIRCHILD AVENUE
KENT, OH
312.67
/
Beeghly Oaks Center For Rehabilitation and Healing
6505 MARKET STREET
YOUNGSTOWN, OH
308.00
Hospitality Center For Rehabilitation and Healing
1301 NORTH MONROE DRIVE
XENIA, OH
302.83

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Skilled Nursing Homes in Ohio Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Ohio nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Ohio performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 10.30 Higher
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 6.30 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 9.60 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 5.50 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 9.80 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 4.80 Higher
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 70.50 Lower
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.08 Lower
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.97 Higher
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.61 Lower
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.57 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.65 Lower
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.21 Lower
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.39 Lower
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.05 Lower
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 56.10 Higher
Registered Nurse Turnover 50.60 Higher
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.70 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.45 Higher
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.38 Higher
Number Of Fines 2.10 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 32,092.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 12.01 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6.71 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 45.06 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 0.51 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 1.04 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 24.90 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.07 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.56 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 89.10 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 13.03 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 74.39 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.70 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 10.43 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 22.96 Higher
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 7.00 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 92.32 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 78.23 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 69.73 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 24.43 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 13.58 Higher
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.70 Lower
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.28 Higher