Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Tcu
320 Main Street, Johnstown PA 15901 · (814) 534-6111 · 53.99% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Sara Levinsohn
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Tcu is located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. This city has 71,292 people. It looks like this nursing home is among the most elite facilities we looked at. Receiving an A+ in our grading scheme requires top-notch marks across the board. Indeed, this is substantially better than most of the facilities in the city. One of the major highlights of this nursing home's remarkable report card is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Accepts Medicare 1 :
Accepts Medicaid 1 :
For profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this nursing home also earned an A+ inspection rating. This grade is based on its recent government inspections. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can pay to a facility. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better grades in this category tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
An additional reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it was given an A+ short-term care score. This is just about as strong as it gets in this area. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for individuals in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes additional skilled nursing. This includes a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. When we assessed this place's nursing hours, we found it provided significantly more care from registered nurses than most facilities. The final statistic we looked at in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We found that it fared as well as just about any nursing home in Pennsylvania in this area with 71.1 percent of its patients returning home. With most facilities, fewer than half of their short-term patients are able to return home.
We also awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for its nursing grade. The nursing grade features several subcategories. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spend with patients. This place provided 6.3 hours of nursing care per patient daily, which is among the highest figures in the country. A significant percentage of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the most skilled levels of nurses. We are really impressed by both of these statistics. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this facility also excelled in the quality measures we looked at. By way of illustration, it performed as well as any facility in the country when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We look at these areas as predictive indicators of the caliber of nursing care being provided.
Long-term Care Quality
The last category we scored is long-term care. This remarkable facility also dominated in this category, where it was given an A+. This completed a perfect profile of straight A+'s. For prospective residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are a key measure. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. It doesn't appear that this facility submitted vaccination data. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Tcu Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
This is the percentage of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better