Emmanuel Center for Nursing is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Danville, Pennsylvania. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is favorable score. This nursing home truly has plenty going for it. This facility's impressive profile was highlighted by its inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Emmanuel Center for Nursing
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this place also received top notch government inspections in recent years. We gave them one of our better scores in this area, with a grade of A. Inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This indicates that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Another one of this nursing home's above average category scores came in the area of long-term care. We awarded them one of our better scores in that category, with a score of B+. For patients in need of a permanent place to live as opposed to rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. Once we concluded our assessment of the volume of care provided by nurses, we next considered the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 88.63637 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
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Adding to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B for its nursing rating. This is a well above average score in this category. Our nursing score analyzes the facility's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of licensure of those nurses and the amount of time spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
The next area we analyzed is short-term care. For that category, we gave this facility a grade of C. In our short-term care grade, we endeavor to forge a valuable gauge for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at the facility's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home. Unfortunately, this was below the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Emmanuel Center for Nursing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of long-term stay patients who suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. Additional nurse staffing limits the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients given antipsychotic medications. These drugs may be used to treat several conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are generally prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 3.12% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 88.22% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who remained mobile levels.
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Emmanuel Center for Nursing, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.
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