Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a senior living facility located in York, Pennsylvania, a city with a total of 175,624 people. It looks like this nursing home is one of the top nursing homes we found. In fact, it was given the very best score. This is quite a bit better than most of the nursing homes in York. Scroll down to find this facility's category scores, which also impressed us. You really can't do any better than a straight A report card.
Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Another reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Nursing ratings are mostly based on a nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility 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 country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a policy of moving patients more often.
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Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a very strong long-term care grade. In fact, this ended up being this nursing home's third strongest category grade. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Facilities that do well in this category typically provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we turned to the nursing home's vaccination records. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia, which is significantly higher than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we rated, this facility was given an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility wrapped up a straight A report card. With our short-term care assessment, we try to forge a fair measure for rehabilitation. In doing so, we look at a nursing home's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. However, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last item we assessed in this area is the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a fall which resulted in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely linked to facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better nursing care can limit the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric gauges the percentage of long-term patients who were administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term care residents which were given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.23% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms. Many would argue this is a reasonable measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 88.5% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients who remained mobile levels.
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for York, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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