Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center is a facility in Brookville, Pennsylvania. This city has 9,562 people. This is a fine nursing home. We gave it an overall grade of B, which is a quality grade. This facility truly has plenty of good features. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its short-term care grade, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
133 Laurelbrooke Drive,
Brookville PA 15825
80.33% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
On top of receiving a strong overall grade, this facility also received an elite short-term care grade. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with an A. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we size up the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is frequently a reliable measure of the facility's rehabilitation services. It does not look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 7.2 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
One of the other reasons we rated this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. In that category, we gave this nursing home an B+. Our nursing score focuses on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses and the quantity of hours spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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We also found that this facility has earned favorable government inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B- in this category. This is better than many nursing homes in this category. Our inspection scores are based on many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important item to look for on these reports. Severe deficiencies indicate a threat to the well being of residents. This particular nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a good inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we analyzed was long-term care. This facility received a grade of C in the area. Our long-term care grade assesses a nursing home's assistance with daily living rather than the highly skilled therapy and healthcare services that are critical to a rehabilitation facility. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were a bit alarmed this facility gave the vaccine to a relatively low 78.60963 percent of its residents. On a more positive note, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of long-term care patients who have pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term care patients that experienced falls which resulted in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used to treat several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 3.12% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 88.22% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate decline of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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