Brethren Village is a nursing home located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, which has a population of 164,596 people. We awarded this facility a quality overall rating of A. In fact, it proved to be the fifth best facility in Lancaster according to our rankings. Despite Lancaster offering 11 nursing homes available, this nursing home managed to stand out as a fine option. This nursing home was also given impressive grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
3001 Lititz Pike,
Lancaster PA 17606
89.5% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
Top Nursing Home in Pennsylvania Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a great nursing home overall, it also earned A+ government inspections recently. Its inspections are nearly perfect. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
In addition, this facility received high marks in the area of nursing. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Nursing ratings are largely associated with a facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third area we analyzed was long-term care. Contributing to its impressive profile, this facility also performed well in that area. In fact, we awarded it a grade of of A for the area. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. Once we finished looking at the volume of nursing care, we next considered the nursing home's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 98.44156 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia is often a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we prefer when a nursing home doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
The final category we scored was short-term care, where this facility was awarded a B. While this proved to be its weakest category rating, this is still an impressive grade. In the category of short-term care, we seek to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 4.7 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Brethren Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Brethren Village, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Brethren Village, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a fall which resulted in serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Brethren Village, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Brethren Village, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Brethren Village, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Brethren Village, 3.12% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Brethren Village, 88.22% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Brethren Village, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate decline of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Brethren Village, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Brethren Village, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Brethren Village, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Brethren Village, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Brethren Village, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Lancaster, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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