Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare is a senior living facility in Erie, Pennsylvania. This city has a population of 187,498 people. Sporting an overall rating of B, this nursing home is a very good choice. Despite Erie having 14 other nursing homes to choose from, this one ought to be a respectable selection. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong report card was its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2628 Elmwood Avenue,
Erie PA 16508
89.41% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall rating, this facility fared even better in our inspections category which is associated with the nursing home's recent inspections. We gave it an A+ for that area, which is one of our best scores. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It doesn't look like we have information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Without deficiency related data for this nursing home, it was a challenge to evaluate it in the inspections category.
Short-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's quality category scores came in the category of short-term care. We awarded them one of our more favorable scores in that category, with a score of B+. Our short-term care ratings are crucial for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires additional highly-skilled nursing. This means a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we considered in this category is the number of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 5.8 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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The next highest grade we gave this nursing home came in the category of nursing, where we gave it a grade of B-. This wasn't quite as good as some of its other scores, but a grade in this range is not the end of the world. Our nursing rating assesses quite a few components, but the primary one is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Lastly, we also assessed several nursing quality measures. While this nursing home got dinged a bit for nursing hours per resident, it excelled in a few of these quality-based measures. With fewer than five percent of its patients experiencing pressure ulcers, it performed remarkably well in this area. This is often a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving residents more often.
Long-term Care Quality
Our last category is long-term care, in which we gave this nursing home a grade of C in that area. For residents in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care grades are an important measure. After considering the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. We were a bit alarmed this nursing home vaccinated 11.409396 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is quite a bit lower than what we expected. Fortunately, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients which suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents which have had a fall leading to severe injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care. Closer supervision limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. We want to point out that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 3.12% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. High levels of depression may be a sign lower quality care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 88.22% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who retained mobility levels.
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Elmwood Gardens of Presbyerian Seniorcare, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Erie, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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