Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center is a small nursing home located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. This is a solid facility, with an overall grade of C. This place has some things working in its favor. The best part of this place's report card is its exemplary inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
141 Heisey Avenue,
Elizabethtown PA 17022
93.11% estimated occupancy 1
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The main reason this ended up being a decent nursing home is that it received an elite inspection score. In fact, its inspection score was far better than its overall score. In the inspections category, we gave it an A. Inspection scores account for several factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. This place was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This tells you that CMS didn't consider any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to patient safety or health. A couple of minor deficiencies should not lead you to cross a nursing home off your list.
Another one of this nursing home's stronger areas was in the category of nursing care. In that area, we gave this facility a grade of B. Nursing ratings are mostly based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also factored a few quality measures into our nursing grades. This place was relatively weak in two of the major areas we focus on, with below average scores for minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care provided.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facilities next most favorable area is short-term care. We gave it a C in this area. This is essentially a middle of the road grade in this category. Short-term care grades are based on the facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who were able to return home from this facility. This place performed respectably in this area with 46 percent of its residents returning home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to our fourth area, this nursing home did not perform well. Due to a rock bottom grade of F in long-term care, this was this nursing home's weakest area. Facilities that do not score well in long-term care often do not provide as much nursing care and also may be lagging in a few of the areas of routine medical care we looked at. In addition to looking at the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. We discovered that this nursing home gave the vaccine to a relatively low 65.89147 percent of its residents, which is well below average. Surprisingly, this facility was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.9 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 7.73% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who had a fall leading to serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that have experienced a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be a sign of worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric can also be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 15.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 19.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 3.38% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term care residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 89.35% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines indispensable.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could indicate deterioration of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 23.88% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who maintained mobility. Many argue that mobility is important for residents' health.
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 23.88 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 8.79 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Elizabethtown Healthcare and Rehab Center, 72.17% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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