TRADITIONS OF CHILLICOTHE

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Traditions of Chillicothe. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

TRADITIONS OF CHILLICOTHE
142 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
CHILLICOTHE, OH 45601
(740) 773-8107

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

94%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 47
  • Certified Beds: 50

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Traditions of Chillicothe. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-160.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1626.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-1014.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-519.5%
Total Percent:60.4%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-168.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-57.9%
Total Percent:24.5%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.6%
Total Percent:3.8%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-163.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.1%
Total Percent:5.2%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
5.0%
Total Percent:5.0%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- Signs of depression
0.2%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.08%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.08%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.08%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
Total Percent:0.4%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
0.08%
Total Percent:0.08%
 

Rating Details For Traditions of Chillicothe

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours43 Minutes1 Hour and 20 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 24 Minutes44 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours3 Hours and 44 Minutes2 Hours and 32 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours2 Hours and 7 Minutes2 Hours and 4 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours5 Hours and 51 Minutes4 Hours and 35 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Ohio are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityOhio Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination87%88%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%90%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased9%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious16%18%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse15%10%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder55%48%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection21%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight15%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair5%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-5%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%83%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season87%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain15%24%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores17%12%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 02/04/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Get Rid of Garbage Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Pharmacy Service

Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009
Keep the Rate of Medication Errors (Wrong Drug, Wrong Dose, Wrong Time) to Less Than 5%.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Resident Rights

Tell Each Resident Who Can Get Medicaid Benefits About 1) Which Items and Services Medicaid Covers and Which the Resident Must Pay For; or 2) How to Apply for Medicaid, Along with the Names and Addresses of State Groups That Can Help.
  • Inspection Date: 04/15/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/04/2009
Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Traditions of Chillicothe had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 02/02/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/01/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Signs That State That Exit Doors Are to Be Kept Closed.
  • Inspection Date: 04/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/01/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/02/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/01/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 04/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Room Wall Surfaces.
  • Inspection Date: 04/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/08/2009

Smoking Regulations

Posted "No-Smoking" Signs in Areas Where Smoking is Not Permitted or Did Not Provide Ashtrays Where Smoking Was Allowed.
  • Inspection Date: 01/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/02/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Bureau of Long Term Care of Ohio - Quality Assurance - Retrieved 2011