With an address in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Communities at Indian Haven is one of four available nursing homes there. With an overall rating of A-, this nursing home is ranked among the higher-rated nursing homes we looked at. This grade is higher than the city grade of B+ in Indiana, which is also an impressive grade. If you look below, you can see this place's category grades, which are also impressive.
Communities at Indian Haven
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Government - County
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being a first rate facility overall, it also performed well in inspections, where it received an A-. Not many nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection ratings are tied to datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This place received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This means that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
Adding to its first-rate assessment, this nursing home also was awarded a dominant short-term care score, with a grade of A-. In forming these short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. The goal is to create a measure for sizing up the rehabilitation services of various facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this area is the percentage of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our third area, this nursing home also earned a score of B+ for its long-term care rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically provide residents with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility administered the vaccine to 98.65471 percent of its residents, which is an impressive figure. Pneumonia tragically can be a life or death illness for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't roll the dice on this issue. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
The next area we rated is this nursing home's worst category. Nevertheless, even its lowest point would actually be a strength for most nursing homes. We gave it a strong grade of B for our nursing category. Nursing scores are based largely on quantity of nursing care available. This facility provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Communities at Indian Haven Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Communities at Indian Haven, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Communities at Indian Haven, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Communities at Indian Haven, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Communities at Indian Haven, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Communities at Indian Haven, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Communities at Indian Haven, 3.12% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Communities at Indian Haven, 88.22% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Communities at Indian Haven, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and eating.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Communities at Indian Haven, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Communities at Indian Haven, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Communities at Indian Haven, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Communities at Indian Haven, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Communities at Indian Haven, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
Scores for Indiana, 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
Looking for more options? Indiana, Pennsylvania has 3 other nursing homes
- Indiana Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.71 miles away835 Hospital Road Indiana Pennsylvania 15701Voluntary non-profit - Private(724) 357-7000