Donahoe Manor is a small non-profit nursing home in Bedford, Pennsylvania. Sporting an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a very good choice. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this place. You should also take a look at this nursing home's category grades below. We discuss short-term care in the next section.
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
136 Donahoe Manor Road,
Bedford PA 15522
81.11% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
One of the reasons this proved to be a quality nursing home is that it received a very impressive short-term care rating. In fact, short-term care turned out to be its best category. In that area, we awarded this facility an A. Our short-term care grades are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Adding to its impressive grades, we awarded this nursing home an A- for inspections. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category usually have very few severe deficiencies. This facility was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
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Turning to the category of nursing care, this facility didn't perform quite as well in this area as some of the categories discussed above. Nevertheless, a grade of B- in this category is by no means a bad score. Our nursing score is mostly tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This place averages 0.3 hours of nursing care per patient per day, which is well below average. Despite having low quantities of nursing care, this place surprisingly fared better in some of the quality measures we assessed. In fact, it performed well in the area of minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care. In some cases, the quality of nursing care is just as important as the number of hours of care provided.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we rated is long-term care, ended up being this nursing home's worst category. We awarded this facility a D in that category. This is one of the few dings of a quality profile. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care scores. One of the factors we considered on top of nursing hours is vaccines. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 98.97436 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this nursing home was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.01 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in the category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Donahoe Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Donahoe Manor, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Donahoe Manor, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Donahoe Manor, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric could be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Donahoe Manor, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Donahoe Manor, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally used to treat residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Donahoe Manor, 3.12% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Donahoe Manor, 88.22% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Donahoe Manor, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate erosion of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Donahoe Manor, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels.
In Donahoe Manor, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Donahoe Manor, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Donahoe Manor, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Donahoe Manor, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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