Philadelphia Protestant Home is just one of 49 facilities in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city has quite a few more choices compared to most other cities in Pennsylvania. Sporting an overall grade of A-, this nursing home is ranked among the better facilities in Philadelphia. We can not find many negative things to say about this facility. Its scores are as good as they get. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
Philadelphia Protestant Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Other
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this place also performed well in inspections, where it earned an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had a few deficiencies on its report, none of them were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was superb in the area of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Very few facilities performed better in this category. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a broad scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.3 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A for our inspections rating. We analyzed the skill-level of nurses employed by the nursing home, as well as the quantity of time those nurses were with patients, in computing our grade in this area. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can often be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we graded was this facility's worst area. Nevertheless, even its weakest link would likely be a strength for most facilities. We awarded it a strong grade of B in our long-term care category. For prospective patients seeking a permanent residence rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 80.625 percent of its residents. This is a few points less than we expected but still a reasonably acceptable figure. While its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we had hoped, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Philadelphia Protestant Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of poor nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols can reduce the number likelihood of residents sustaining infections. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term residents taking antianxiety drugs.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 3.12% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 88.22% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may be a sign of the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels.
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Philadelphia Protestant Home, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
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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