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Elm Terrace Gardens

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
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660 North Broad Street,
Lansdale PA 19446

95.27% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Elm Terrace Gardens is one of six available facilities in this city. It looks like this nursing home is ranked among the most elite facilities we looked at. In fact, it was given our most impressive grade. This is really as good of a nursing home as you're going to find. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category ratings, which appear to be equally strong as its overall score.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Secure Memory Care 
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Audiology

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2022)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of faring well overall, this facility earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Therefore, it received one of our best scores in that area with an A+. Inspection scores are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, it does not look like we have deficiency data for this facility. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also wanted to draw your attention to the fact that this facility performed well in our long-term care rating. We gave them an exemplary score of A+ in this category. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 20.675106 percent of its residents, which is a few points lower than we expected. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Our nursing score assesses quite a few factors, most of which are tied to quantities of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a resident more frequently.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A

In the final category we rated, this facility was awarded a very favorable grade of A in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up a straight A report card. Short-term care ratings are based on a facility's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 5.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Elm Terrace Gardens Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 4.76% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to major injuries are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 6.17% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with insufficient hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 12.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 19.5% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 0% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Increased levels of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 58.37% of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 14.53% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term care residents that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 18.89% of Residents

This indicates the percent of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: D

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 0.03 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This datapoint 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 the physical health of nursing home patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 18.89% of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 8.14% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: C

In Elm Terrace Gardens, 69.78% of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Lansdale, PA

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus

Looking for more options? Lansdale, Pennsylvania has 5 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • Lansdale HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 0.53 miles away100 Medical Campus Drive Lansdale Pennsylvania 19446Voluntary non-profit - Other(215) 368-2100
  • Horsham ClinicPsychiatric 6.37 miles away722 East Butler Pike Ambler Pennsylvania 19002Proprietary(215) 643-7800
  • Einstein Medical Center MontgomeryAcute Care Hospitals 7.51 miles away559 West Germantown Pike Norristown Pennsylvania 19403Voluntary non-profit - Private(484) 662-1000
  • Suburban Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.75 miles away2701 Dekalb Pike Norristown Pennsylvania 19401Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 278-2000
  • Doylestown HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.89 miles away595 West State St Doylestown Pennsylvania 18901Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 345-2200
  • Grand View HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.4 miles away700 Lawn Avenue Sellersville Pennsylvania 18960Voluntary non-profit - Other(215) 453-4615
  • Abington Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.07 miles away1200 Old York Road Abington Pennsylvania 19001Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 481-2000
  • Chestnut Hill HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.12 miles away8835 Germantown Ave Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19118Proprietary(215) 248-8200

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Lansdale0.59 miles away120 Medical Campus Drive Lansdale Pennsylvania 19446CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (215) 853-8300
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Abramson1.6 miles away1425 Horsham Rd North Wales Pennsylvania 19454Dialysis Stations: 9 (215) 646-3525
  • Davita North Wales Dialysis2.07 miles away1551 S. Valley Forge Road Lansdale Pennsylvania 19446Dialysis Stations: 13 (215) 361-6192
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - East Norriton7.39 miles away2925 Dekalb Pike Norristown Pennsylvania 19401CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 25 (610) 279-0776
  • Liberty Dialysis - Doylestown7.64 miles away2800 Kelly Road, Suite 110 Warrington Pennsylvania 18976CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (215) 488-7226
  • Total Renal Care, Inc.8.52 miles away1700 Markley Street, Suite 122 Norristown Pennsylvania 19401Dialysis Stations: 13 (610) 313-8760
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Montgomery East9.07 miles away1350 Powell Street Norristown Pennsylvania 19401CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (610) 277-7535
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Sellersville Dialysis9.1 miles away1105 Bethlehem Pike Sellersville Pennsylvania 18960CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (215) 257-0950