Quality Life Services - Westmont is located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a city with a total of 71,292 people. It looks like this is a very respectable facility. We awarded it an overall grade of B, which is a quality rating. This nursing home truly has plenty working in its favor. This nursing home's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing score, which we will address in the next paragraph.
Quality Life Services - Westmont
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Adult Day Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
787 Goucher Street,
Johnstown PA 15905
88.29% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Bariatric Care
- Catheter Care
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall grade, this nursing home performed well in our nursing category. In fact, we gave it an A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our nursing rating includes quite a few components, but the primary one is the quantity of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
This nursing home also excelled in inspections. In fact, we awarded it an A- for that area. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher scores in this category typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Although this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we assessed is short-term care. This facility was given a high-end short-term care score. We awarded them a strong strong of A- in this category. Our short-term care scores are based on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this area is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
The next area we graded is long-term care, which was this nursing home's least impressive category. Sadly, it received an abysmal F for this category, which is certainly a bit concerning. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in this category it is a bad sign for resident care and it may mean that the facility is not as well-staffed. One of the statistics we considered after nursing hours was vaccinations. This facility provided the pneumonia vaccination to 93.333336 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this facility was actually decent at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. This was its best feature in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Quality Life Services - Westmont Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that sustained falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls may be an indication of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are given to residents suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 3.12% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 88.22% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could indicate deterioration of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many argue that the ability to move around is critical to patients mental and physical health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to gauge patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Quality Life Services - Westmont, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
Scores for Johnstown, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
- 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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