Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C is located in Matamoras, Pennsylvania, a city with a population of 4,082 people. This facility was given an overall grade of D, which is a relatively poor rating. This isn't the worse place we looked at, but we would still struggle to recommend it. If you aren't deterred by this facility's report card, you can continue reading to learn more about its category scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
111 Rivers Edge Drive,
Matamoras PA 18336
77% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
While we did not rate this nursing home favorably overall, we want to point out its relatively solid inspections in recent years. We gave it a B in this area, which was much better than its overall grade. Our inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we weigh heavily is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. You generally want to avoid facilities with a list of severe deficiencies flagged. Unfortunately, it does not appear that we have deficiency counts for this nursing home. We would like to have more information about this nursing home. Without having complete deficiency related data, it is challenging to fully evaluate it in this area.
We awarded this facility a respectable grade in the area of nursing as well, with a grade of B-. Our nursing rating assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of skill of the nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this place actually performed admirably in the metric of preventing major falls. This is usually an indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a decent score in the area of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of B-. Short-term care grades are commonly used to measure a facility's rehabilitation services To offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally must have higher levels of highly skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained professionals. Unfortunately, we found that this facility provided fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. The last statistic we assessed in this category is the number of residents that eventually returned home from the facility. We found that just 4.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home. Unfortunately, this was below average.
Long-term Care Quality
The final category we looked at is long-term care, in which this facility received an abysmal score in this category also. Unfortunately, we gave it an F for this area, which is definitely somewhat alarming. When nursing homes receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means the nursing home did not perform well in our measures relating to patient care. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. We were concerned by the fact that this nursing home vaccinated only 89.53488 percent of its patients against pneumonia. To our surprise, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this nursing home had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients that suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients who had a fall resulting in major injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents which had a UTI. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to residents for a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 3.12% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 88.22% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation C, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements.