Homewood at Martinsburg Pa is one of just a couple facilities in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania. This is a very respectable facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a very solid score. Based on our analysis, you can do much worse than this nursing home. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection rating, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
Homewood at Martinsburg Pa
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this facility also received top notch government inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our better scores in this category, with an A-. Our inspection grades are tied to several datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to create an immediate threat to patient health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe made us feel better about this inspection report.
Short-term Care Quality
Another strong feature for this facility is that it was given an above average short-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this nursing home a B+. Short-term care grades are generally used to score a nursing home's rehabilitation services. In order to offer highly rated rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to offer higher levels of highly skilled nursing. These types of services include registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other types of therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. However, based on the information 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 6.5 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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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. Nursing ratings are primarily based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our fourth category, this nursing home was given a respectable long-term care score of C. In our long-term care score, we focus on the amount of services provided by a nursing home, as well as a few quality statistics. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. Thankfully, this nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 99.71591 percent of its patients. This facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Homewood at Martinsburg Pa Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care residents that are suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 3.23% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 88.5% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Homewood at Martinsburg Pa, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living often correlates with successful rehabilitation services.