Laurel View Village is the sole nursing home we found in Davidsville, Pennsylvania. This proved to be a grade A facility, which is a truly elite rating. In fact, we ranked this nursing home in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the United States. As you will find below, this facility also performed just fine in our category ratings. It's hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
Laurel View Village
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- 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
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate facility overall, this nursing home also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes fared better in this category. Our nursing score considers a host of factors. The most important one is the number of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality measures 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 Pennsylvania in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
Adding to this facility's impressive resume, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we consider is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher scores in this area usually have few of these severe deficiencies. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident health or safety. The fact that none of the deficiencies were severe leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning our third area, this facility received a top-shelf short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we assess a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This category is considered to be a solid assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last metric we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
In our final area, this facility also was awarded a very strong long-term care score, with a B+. This wrapped up a first-rate profile. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. Once we assessed the quantity of nursing care, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination data. This nursing home vaccinated 99.4186 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is too frequently a deadly ailment for nursing home patients so we like it when a nursing home doesn't leave this to chance. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization 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.
Laurel View Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Laurel View Village, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Laurel View Village, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure measures the percent of long-term patients that have had falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Laurel View Village, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be associated with insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Laurel View Village, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Laurel View Village, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents which are administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Laurel View Village, 3.12% of Patients
This is the percent of patients who are demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher levels of depression could indicate a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Laurel View Village, 88.22% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Laurel View Village, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence. Many believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Laurel View Village, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Laurel View Village, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Laurel View Village, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Laurel View Village, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Laurel View Village, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint measures the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.
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