Landis Homes is a facility located in Lititz, Pennsylvania, which has a total of 42,626 people. We awarded this facility an overall grade of A, making it the highest graded facility in Lititz. Based on our analysis, this nursing home is really as good as it gets. This nursing home was also given impressive ratings in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- 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
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this very important area. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in determining these inspection grades. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some of these end up being quite minor. Although this facility had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing score. This turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we gave this facility an A. We looked at the qualifications of nurses employed by the nursing home, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses worked with patients, in calculating our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this place excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as employing a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
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Short-term Care Quality
Building on its remarkable assessment, this nursing home also was awarded a dominant short-term care grade, with a score of A-. Short-term care grades are crucial for residents looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually utilizes higher levels of skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes a broad scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of residents that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final category, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our long-term care rating. This topped off a very strong profile. Facilities that receive this kind of grade in long-term care typically provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure patients are well cared for. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility gave the vaccine to 97.68212 percent of its patients, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is often a dangerous condition for nursing home patients so we like it when a facility doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it 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 number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Landis Homes Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Landis Homes, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure measures the percentage of long-term patients who have pressure ulcers . We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Landis Homes, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients who suffered falls leading to major injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Landis Homes, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Landis Homes, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Landis Homes, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Landis Homes, 3.23% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Landis Homes, 88.5% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Landis Homes, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Landis Homes, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.
In Landis Homes, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is critical to preserving the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Landis Homes, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Landis Homes, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Landis Homes, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This is the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Lititz, 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-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A
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