Paul's Run is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Featuring an overall rating of A, this is undoubtedly a superb nursing home. Philadelphia offers quite a few nursing homes, but it is unlikely you will need to check out too many others. This one looks like a very fine option. Scroll down to find this nursing home's category scores, which are also quite good. It's hard to find any major flaws in this facility's profile.
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
One of the many reasons this turned out to be a quality nursing home is that it received an A+ inspection grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a very impressive short-term care grade. In fact, this is this nursing home's second most impressive category score. In that area, this facility received a score of A. Our short-term care scores are based in part on a nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad scope of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we considered the number of residents who returned home from this nursing home. We found that 6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed was long-term care. This facility was given an impressive long-term care grade, with a B+ in the category. In a long-term care setting, the primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. On top of looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 62.464985 percent of its residents, which is slightly less than we were hoping for. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, at least this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Switching gears to our next area, this nursing home also performed well in the nursing category. In fact, we gave it a grade of B+ for this category. This topped off a very strong report card. Our nursing score consists of a handful of components, however, the most important consideration is the level of nurse hours spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics 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 Pennsylvania in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by having a protocol of moving patients even once per day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Paul's Run Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Paul's Run, 7.61% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Paul's Run, 3.38% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision reduces the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Paul's Run, 1.85% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Paul's Run, 15.28% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically required. Nevertheless, some facilities need to rely on these medications due to having more patients suffering from Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Paul's Run, 18.78% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Paul's Run, 3.3% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Increased levels of depression may be a sign a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Paul's Run, 86.27% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Paul's Run, 15.17% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Paul's Run, 17.92% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Paul's Run, 1.44 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Paul's Run, 17.92 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Paul's Run, 9.68 Percentage of Patients
This is 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 Paul's Run, 73.03% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some argue this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation services.
Scores for Philadelphia, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus
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