Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf is the only option we identified in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. This is a good nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a respectable grade. This facility definitely has plenty going for it. This nursing home's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
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Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf
- Nursing Home
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall grade, this facility earned a grade of B+ for its inspections rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Inspection grades are tied to many pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B+. Our nursing score considers many subcategories. The most important factor is the number of hours nurses spend with patients. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as having a system of moving patients even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this nursing home also was given favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. In fact, we awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a score of B+. Our short-term care grade is typically employed to judge a facility's rehabilitation services In order to have high-end rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must provide higher levels of skilled nursing services. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other highly skilled individuals. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last measure we considered in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.6 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the next area, this nursing home was given a B- in long-term care, which is a respectable grade. In the area of long-term care, we focus on the amount of care provided by a facility, as opposed to more healthcare-oriented services. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.56897 percent of its residents. This facility keeps its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 5.62% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 4.31% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 1.33% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percent of long-term residents which sustained urinary tract infections. UTI's could be a sign of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic can also be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 14.22% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to patients for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 25% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 0.88% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression. Many in the industry believe this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 99.78% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 11.89% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 14.73% of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels. Some experts argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 14.73% of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 9.39% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bethlen Hm of the Hungarian Rf, 65.27% of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements.
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