Julia Pound Care Center is a nursing home in Indiana, Pennsylvania, which has 34,704 people. Featuring an overall grade of B+, this nursing home should work for most prospective residents. We were pleased to learn that this matched the average grade of nursing homes in Indiana, which is one of the better cities in Pennsylvania to find a nursing home. Fortunately, this place didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about these categories is available below.
Julia Pound Care Center
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- 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 - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a strong overall score, this nursing home also received first-rate government inspections in recent years. We awarded it one of our best scores in this category, with an A. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This facility was hit with 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe. This tells you that the government inspectors didn't deem any of these deficiencies to create an immediate threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also gave this nursing home a grade of A- for our long-term care score. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 98.20144 percent of its residents. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing rating is based on the facility's nurse staffing levels. We factor in both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This facility provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Short-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed is short-term care. We gave this nursing home a decent grade in this area, with a B-. Even though this isn't as favorable as many of this facility's other scores, it is nevertheless nothing to be ashamed of. Our short-term care grades are likely more important for folks requiring rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation typically requires additional skilled nursing services. This includes not just nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we considered in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that just 4.9 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Julia Pound Care Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Julia Pound Care Center, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers . We bake this statistic into our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Julia Pound Care Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of poor nursing care. More supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Julia Pound Care Center, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Julia Pound Care Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percentage of long-term residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Julia Pound Care Center, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Julia Pound Care Center, 3.23% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry believe this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Julia Pound Care Center, 88.5% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Julia Pound Care Center, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Julia Pound Care Center, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Julia Pound Care Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Julia Pound Care Center, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Julia Pound Care Center, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Julia Pound Care Center, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living generally correlates with better rehabilitation.
Scores for Indiana, 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
Looking for more options? Indiana, Pennsylvania has 3 other nursing homes
- Indiana Regional Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.13 miles away835 Hospital Road Indiana Pennsylvania 15701Voluntary non-profit - Private(724) 357-7000