Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation is the only nursing home located in Portage, Pennsylvania. This nursing home proved to be a very respectable facility, with an overall grade of B. You can certainly do much worse than this facility. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next section
Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Individual
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of receiving a great overall grade, this facility also received an elite nursing grade. We awarded them one of our better scores in that area, with an A-. The nursing rating is based on several factors. The most important variable is the number of hours nurses spent with residents. This particular nursing home provided 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Turning to another one of this place's strengths, it also earned a very impressive inspection score. Inspections proved to be one of its best category grades. We gave this facility an A-. Inspection grades are based on datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent government inspections. Nursing homes that score well in this category tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This place was assessed 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that the inspectors did not deem any of these deficiencies to be an imminent risk to resident safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's next highest category was short-term care. In that category, we gave this nursing home a B-. Short-term care scores are meaningful for patients needing rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically mandates additional skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes a broad spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final statistic we considered in this area is the number of patients that eventually returned home from the nursing home. We found that just 4.4 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
This facility's least impressive area is long-term care, which is the last category we scored. For this category, we awarded this facility a D. If you are looking for services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each facility's long-term care scores. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Fortunately, this facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is a very solid datapoint. Surprisingly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than the majority of nursing homes. Unfortunately, a few of its other scores in this category weren't as favorable as these.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure gauges the percent of long-term care patients that suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are often linked to lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often linked to poor nursing care. However, this datapoint may also be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 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 patients, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 3.23% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 88.5% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate the deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term stay patients that retained mobility levels.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many believe that this is a reasonable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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