Calvary Fellowship Homes is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This city has a total of 164,596 people. This facility is among the most elite facilities we found. In fact, it was given our absolute highest grade. We simply can not say enough good things about this facility. This nursing home also received strong ratings in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Calvary Fellowship Homes
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ government inspections recently. Its inspections were nearly perfect. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we rated this facility so highly is that it received a very impressive nursing score. In that category, we awarded this facility an A+. There are quite a few criteria within this grade. Many of these subcategories are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
In the next area we looked at, this nursing home was given dominant marks in the category of short-term care. Consequently, it was given one of our most impressive scores in that area with a of A+. Our short-term care grade is typically used to gauge a facility's rehabilitation services To offer quality rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must feature better levels of skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents who returned home from this facility. We found that 7.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final area, we awarded this facility an A+ for its long-term care score. This rounded out a very impressive profile. Facilities that excel in long-term care typically provide patients with closer supervision and stay on top of routine medical care. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Calvary Fellowship Homes Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision. Closer supervision can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. Better nursing care minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 3.23% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 88.5% of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels.
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Calvary Fellowship Homes, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living typically correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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