Chambers Pointe Health Care Center is a small non-profit nursing home in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. With an B+ overall grade, we ranked this nursing home in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This place truly has plenty going for it. This facility is stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any bad scores in any of our four major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Chambers Pointe Health Care Center
- 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
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Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A-. In calculating a facility's nursing rating, we look at the amount of time nurses are caring for residents and the level of skill of those nurses. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of turning patients even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was awarded an impressive short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our higher scores in that category with a grade of B+. In calculating these short-term care scores, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The objective is to create a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we analyzed is long-term care. In this category, we awarded this nursing home a decent grade of C. This actually was this facility's worst area. Our long-term care scores are more critical for individuals in need of more conventional services associated with personal care. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents, which is better than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Chambers Pointe Health Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 3.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure tells you the percent of long-term stay residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 3.39% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents who experienced falls which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 1.72% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of long-term care residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. While more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare between facilities due to facilities having inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 17.51% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 22.01% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that were given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 0.57% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 100% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 14.47% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 18.29% of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 18.29% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 0% of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Chambers Pointe Health Care Center, 83.58% of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with superior rehabilitation services.
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