Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community is a facility located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, a city with a population of 55,373 people. With an overall rating of B, this appears to be a good option. This grade was right in line with the city grade in Carlisle. The best part of this facility's impressive profile is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 58 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

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Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

One of the reasons this ended up being a strong facility is that it earned an impressive inspection grade. Inspections turned out to be its best category grade. In that category, we gave it an A. Inspection grades are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: BNov 18: BDec 18: BJan 19: B+Feb 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

This facility performed well in the category of short-term care. As a result, we gave it a grade of A for that area, which happens to be one of our highest grades. Short-term care scores are important for residents needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires additional highly-skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing means a vast spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This facility excelled in the two key staffing areas we looked at. The facility provided more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than a typical facility. This is usually a great sign. Finally, we looked at the percentage of patients that ultimately were able to return home from this nursing home. On top of excelling in the area of physical therapy hours, we found that it performed as well as just about any nursing home in the nation with 59.5 percent of its patients returning home. Most nursing homes are below 50 percent in this metric.

Nurse Quality

B
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Historical

Another one of this facility's impressive category grades came in the area of nursing care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with a grade of B. We scrutinized the licensure of nurses at the facility, in addition to the quantity of time the nurses were with patients, in determining our rating in this area. This facility provided 3.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Long-term Care Quality

F
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Historical

Turning to our next category, this nursing home did not fare very well. With a bottom of the barrel grade of F in that category, this is notably this nursing home's worst category. For long-term care residents, the primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 96.49123 percent of its residents. To our surprise, this facility was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.77 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
C
9.21%
State
B+
6.71%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay residents which have sustained falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing ratings.

Provider
A-
1.75%
State
B
3.28%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
C
4.17%
State
B+
2.11%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for a variety of conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
A
5.39%
State
B
15.33%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Provider
A-
13.82%
State
B
19.89%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Provider
C
4.91%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Provider
B-
97.2%
State
B-
89.92%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many would argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B+
12.68%
State
B
14.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that remained mobile levels.

Provider
A+
31.2%
State
B+
19.1%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of care.

Provider
A+
0.72
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.

Provider
F
31.2
State
B-
19.1
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
A+
3.91
State
B+
8.42
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Measures the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.

Provider
C
61.45%
State
B-
64.28%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Carlisle Regional Medical Center 1.39 mi
361 Alexander Spring Road Carlisle Pennsylvania 17015
(717) 249-1212
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Good Samaritan Hospital 4.2 mi
Fourth and Walnut Streets Lebanon Pennsylvania 17042
(717) 270-7500
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Holy Spirit Hospital 15.35 mi
503 North 21st Street Camp Hill Pennsylvania 17011
(717) 763-2100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute 17.49 mi
2501 North Third Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110
(717) 782-4742
Psychiatric
Proprietary
Pinnacle Health Hospitals 17.85 mi
409 South Second Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17105
(717) 782-5181
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

u.s. Renal Care - Carlisle 1.03 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
101 Noble Boulevard, Suite 103 Carlisle Pennsylvania 17013
(717) 258-3099
Fresenius Kidney Care - Cumberland 1.8 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
254 East High Street Carlisle Pennsylvania 17013
(717) 240-2944
Wooten Dialysis, LLC 1.94 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
419 Village Dr., Suite 10 Carlisle Pennsylvania 17015
(717) 218-5104
Dialysis Care Center - Mechanicsburg LLC 10.15 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
4 Flowers Drive, Suite 1 Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania 17050
(717) 795-4665
u.s. Renal Care Mechanicsburg 10.74 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
120 South Filbert Street Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania 17055
(717) 790-6080
u.s. Renal Care - Camp Hill 14.5 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
158 South 32nd Street, Suite 19 Camp Hill Pennsylvania 17011
(717) 731-0506
Fresenius Kidney Care - Camp Hill 15.26 mi
Dialysis Stations: 18
240 Grandview Avenue, Suite 200 Camp Hill Pennsylvania 17011
(717) 737-7800
Bio-Medical Applications of Pennsylvania, Inc. 15.42 mi
Dialysis Stations: 2
390 E. Penn Drive Enola Pennsylvania 17025
(717) 732-3274