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Countryside Christian Community

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

Updated Mar 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Nov 20: A+Jan 21: AFeb 21: AMar 21: A
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Countryside Christian Community's website

200 Bellann Court,
Annville PA 17003

(717) 867-4636

36.06% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Countryside Christian Community has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Countryside Christian Community is a small non-profit nursing home located in Annville, Pennsylvania. Featuring an overall score of A, this nursing home is ranked among the highest-rated facilities we looked at. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the country. Scroll down to see this facility's category scores, which are also impressive. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy


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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of being a strong nursing home overall, it also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in determining these inspection scores. One critical factor is health deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some deficiencies can be relatively minor. 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.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received a score of A. Few facilities fared better in this area. In the category of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we assessed in this category is the number of patients who who were able to eventually return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

The third area we looked at was long-term care. Contributing to its high-end resume, this facility also excelled in this area. In fact, we gave it a of A- in the category. Nursing homes that receive this kind of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are kept in good health. One of the factors we considered in addition to nursing hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccine to 91.42857 percent of its patients. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

Switching gears to the fourth area, this facility also performed admirably in our nursing category. In fact, we gave it a grade of B+ in this category. This finalized a very impressive profile. There are quite a few data points included in this category. Most of these data points reflect staffing levels. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving patients more frequently.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18May 23

Countryside Christian Community Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Countryside Christian Community, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Countryside Christian Community, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which had falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indication of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Countryside Christian Community, 1.85% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision minimizes the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: C

In Countryside Christian Community, 15.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Countryside Christian Community, 18.78% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-minus

In Countryside Christian Community, 3.3% of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients showing signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Countryside Christian Community, 86.27% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Countryside Christian Community, 15.17% Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Countryside Christian Community, 17.92% Percentage of Residents

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry argue that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental health.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Countryside Christian Community, 17.92 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of patients.

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