Glen at Willow Valley is one of a variety of options at your disposal in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This facility received a very strong overall grade of A, resulting in it being one of the best facilities in Lancaster. This truly is an impressive accomplishment given that the city features plenty of very solid facilities. We could not find many negative things to say about this facility. Its grades are impeccable. As you can find below, this facility also performed just fine in our category ratings. It would be hard to find any major flaws in this place's profile.
Glen at Willow Valley
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home has received near flawless health inspections recently. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this area. Inspection ratings are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. Our nursing score is primarily tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we assessed was long-term care. Adding to its impressive profile, this nursing home also performed well in that category. In fact, we awarded it a of A for that area. When nursing homes receive this type of score in long-term care it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the place is well-staffed with nurses and aids. On top of assessing the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 99.70238 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last category, this facility also performed well in our short-term care category. We awarded it a B+ for that category. This completed a first-rate report card. In our short-term care rating, we try to forge a meaningful measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we assess a facility's level of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the percentage of residents who who were able to eventually return home from this nursing home. We found that 4.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Glen at Willow Valley Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Glen at Willow Valley, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Glen at Willow Valley, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay residents which have experienced falls resulting in major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls may be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Glen at Willow Valley, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Glen at Willow Valley, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are administered to patients for a variety of medical conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias. Tragically, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Glen at Willow Valley, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Glen at Willow Valley, 3.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Many would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Glen at Willow Valley, 88.22% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Glen at Willow Valley, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Glen at Willow Valley, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that mobility is vital to patients health.
In Glen at Willow Valley, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Glen at Willow Valley, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Glen at Willow Valley, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Glen at Willow Valley, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with better rehabilitation services.
Scores for Lancaster, 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
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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