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.
Countryside Christian Community
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Mar 1, 2021 by Nick Lata
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.
- 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
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Recreational Therapy
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
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.
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Long-term Care Quality
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.
The last area we scored is this facility's poorest category. Nevertheless, even its lowest point would likely be a strength for most nursing homes. We gave it a favorable grade of B for our nursing category. There are a host of subcategories within this category. Many of the criteria reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 facility Pennsylvania in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of turning a resident at least once a day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Countryside Christian Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Countryside Christian Community, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Countryside Christian Community, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Countryside Christian Community, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Countryside Christian Community, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Countryside Christian Community, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Countryside Christian Community, 3.23% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Countryside Christian Community, 88.5% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Countryside Christian Community, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Countryside Christian Community, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Countryside Christian Community, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
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