BRIARFIELD AT THE RIDGE

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Briarfield at the Ridge. 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

BRIARFIELD AT THE RIDGE
3379 MAIN STREET
MINERAL RIDGE, OH 44440
(330) 652-9901

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

87%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 156
  • Certified Beds: 180

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not 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 Briarfield at the Ridge. 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

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: 11-1615.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1015.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-513.2%
Total Percent:43.8%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1618.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.4%
Total Percent:32.1%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-164.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-101.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.7%
Total Percent:8.2%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-164.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.1%
Total Percent:8.2%
 

Low Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 45 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Three days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Two services of restorative nursing six days per week
ADL Index Range: 11-161.7%
Total Percent:1.7%
 

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: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
3.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
1.0%
Total Percent:4.8%
 

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: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

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: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
0.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Rating Details For Briarfield at the Ridge

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) Hours32 Minutes1 Hour and 9 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 13 Minutes42 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 54 Minutes2 Hours and 40 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 46 Minutes1 Hour and 51 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 39 Minutes4 Hours and 31 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 Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season79%90%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination67%88%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious13%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair3%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder7%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%5%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection5%11%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder48%48%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse7%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%8%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination46%83%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season61%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain21%24%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%12%

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 10/07/2010.

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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Make Sure That Nurse Aides Show They Have the Skills to Be Able to Care for Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010
Give or Get Special Rehabilitation if in the Patient's Plan of Care.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

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: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

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: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Properly Hold, Secure and Manage Each Resident's Personal Money Which is Deposited with the Nursing Home.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
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: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010
Make Sure Each Resident Has the Right to Choose Activities, Schedules and Health Care According to His or Her Interests, Assessment, and Plan of Care.
  • Inspection Date: 10/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Briarfield at the Ridge, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

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
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/23/2008
Have Licensed, Certified, or Registered Staff to Give Needed Services.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/21/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/17/2008
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/02/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/23/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/14/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/02/2010

Pharmacy Service

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/02/2010

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/23/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2008
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Complaint Filed: 10/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/11/2008

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/15/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/02/2010

Resident Rights

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.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/13/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/23/2008

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 Briarfield at the Ridge 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 10/05/2010.

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: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Heating and Ventilation Systems That Have Been Properly Installed According to the Manufacturer's Instructions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Resident Room Doors of Proper Design and Width.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Highly Flammable Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Illumination and Emergency Power

Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Interior Finish

Fire-Resistant Interior Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 02/05/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/23/2009
Proper Fire Barriers, Ventilation and Signs for the Transport of Oxygen.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/14/2009
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/05/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/22/2010

Vertical Openings

Exit Doors That Are Held Open by Devices That Will Automatically Close on the Activation of a Fire Alarm or Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 08/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Bureau of Long Term Care of Ohio - Quality Assurance - Retrieved 2011