Londonderry Village is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Palmyra, Pennsylvania. This turns out to be an A rated facility. This nursing home received one of the most impressive scores we offer. A grade in this range requires first-rate scores across the board. This proved to be the number one rated nursing home in Palmyra. If you scroll down, you will see this facility's category scores, which are also strong.
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home has received near flawless government inspections in recent years. We gave them an A+ in this category. Arguably the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category most likely avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Amazingly, this was one of the few nursing homes in the country that had no deficiencies whatsoever on its inspection report. This is very impressive. A deficiency-free inspection report is what we like to see.
This nursing home also received an A+ for its nursing grade. Our nursing rating is largely tied to a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the state in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving a patient at least once a day.
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Short-term Care Quality
The third area we assessed is short-term care. Adding to its strong resume, this facility also performed well in that category. In fact, we awarded it a of A- in that area. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we look at the facility's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other highly trained professionals. This category is considered to be a solid measure of a facility's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last measure we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we looked at is long-term care. We awarded this facility one of our higher scores in that category, with a B. Although this isn't as strong as some of its other grades, it is still a positive score. Nursing homes that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep 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.
Londonderry Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Londonderry Village, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care residents that developed pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Londonderry Village, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term stay residents who have experienced falls leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Londonderry Village, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often caused by a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this datapoint may be skewed for some facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Londonderry Village, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Londonderry Village, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents who are given antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Londonderry Village, 3.23% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Londonderry Village, 88.5% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Londonderry Village, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Londonderry Village, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Preserving mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Londonderry Village, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is important to the physical health of nursing home patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Londonderry Village, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Londonderry Village, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Londonderry Village, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many would argue that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation services.
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