Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center is a facility in Brookville, Pennsylvania. This city has 9,562 people. We gave it an overall grade of C, which is a middle of the pack score. This place has a few things working in its favor. The best part of this nursing home's profile was is its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next section.
Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
Registered Staff Hours
This nursing home's nursing score was notably more impressive than its overall score. Due to a strong performance in this category, it received a quality score in that category with a grade of B. Nursing scores are mostly based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well when it comes to minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's second most favorable area was short-term care. We gave it a grade of B- in this area. This is essentially a slightly below average score in this area. In determining our short-term care grades, we analyze the facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This grade is often a solid assessment of the facility's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, this facility was below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. The last statistic we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that just 5.5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
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We also found that this nursing home has received favorable inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it a B- in this category. This is better than many facilities in this category. We would argue that one of the most critical factors in evaluating an inspection report is deficiencies. In this regard, we especially look at the severity of those deficiencies. This particular nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our last category, we awarded this facility a grade of D for the area of long-term care. This was the facility's least impressive category grade. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Candidly, we were a bit bothered by the fact that this nursing home administered the vaccine to only 80.319145 percent of its residents. To our surprise, this facility was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best score in this category.
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, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients who developed pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are an measure of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care patients who experienced falls which caused serious injury. We use this statistic in determining our nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents which have had urinary tract infections. While more infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is problematic to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 3.23% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 88.5% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term patients that maintained mobility. Some would argue that mobility is important for patients mental and physical well-being.
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is critical to preserving the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 23.65 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 keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dr Arthur Clifton Mckinley Center, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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