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Saint Joseph Villa

  • Nursing Home

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Saint Joseph Villa's website

110 West Wissahickon Ave,
Flourtown PA 19031

(215) 836-4179

91.41% estimated occupancy 1

Saint Joseph Villa is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. Featuring an overall score of A-, this is undoubtedly a high quality nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the country. This nursing home also received consistently good scores in all four of the major categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Speech Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Audiology

Registered Staff Hours

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Facility Inspections

Grade: A

On top of being a first rate facility overall, this place also excelled in inspections, where it earned an A. Not many nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Fortunately, although this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that CMS did not consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its high-end profile, this nursing home also performed well in our long-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a score of A in that area. When nursing homes receive this type of score in this category it is a good sign for resident care and indicates that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. Once we looked at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which is far higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This nursing home was awarded an impressive short-term care score as well. We awarded it one of our higher grades in that area with a score of B+. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a wide spectrum of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 4.4 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B

The final area we graded is nursing, where this facility was given a B. This actually ended up being this facility's least impressive area. A facility is doing something right when it's lowest grade still outperforms most other nursing homes. There are a host of subcategories within this category. Many of the factors are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this place 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 many times be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving a patient more often.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Saint Joseph Villa Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Saint Joseph Villa, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In Saint Joseph Villa, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are often the result of poor nursing care. More supervision can limit the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Saint Joseph Villa, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs

This measures the percentage of long-term patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be a sign of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this datapoint can be skewed for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Saint Joseph Villa, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term residents which were prescribed antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to having more residents with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Saint Joseph Villa, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A

In Saint Joseph Villa, 3.23% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents exhibiting symptoms of depression. High rates of depression could be an indicator a less hospitable environment.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Saint Joseph Villa, 88.5% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-minus

In Saint Joseph Villa, 15.28% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Saint Joseph Villa, 23.65% Percentage of Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is important for patients well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Saint Joseph Villa, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Saint Joseph Villa, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Saint Joseph Villa, 8.84 Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of 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

Grade: D

In Saint Joseph Villa, 72.22% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry believe this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Chestnut Hill HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 1.34 miles away8835 Germantown Ave Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19118Proprietary(215) 248-8200
  • Roxborough Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 4.82 miles away5800 Ridge Ave Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19128Proprietary(215) 483-9900
  • Abington Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.45 miles away1200 Old York Road Abington Pennsylvania 19001Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 481-2000
  • Albert Einstein Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.69 miles away5501 Old York Road Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19141Voluntary non-profit - Other(215) 456-6090
  • Suburban Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.77 miles away2701 Dekalb Pike Norristown Pennsylvania 19401Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 278-2000
  • Horsham ClinicPsychiatric 6.36 miles away722 East Butler Pike Ambler Pennsylvania 19002Proprietary(215) 643-7800
  • Jeanes HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.17 miles away7600 Central Avenue Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19111Voluntary non-profit - Private(215) 728-2000
  • Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.28 miles away1648 Huntingdon Pike Jenkintown Pennsylvania 19046Voluntary non-profit - Church(215) 947-3000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Harston Hall0.97 miles away350 Haws Lane Flourtown Pennsylvania 19031Dialysis Stations: 9 (215) 233-0181
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Mt. Airy2.25 miles away10 East Moreland Avenue, Suite 300 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19118CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 39 (215) 381-0310
  • Davita - Wyncote Dialysis3.67 miles awayCedarbrook Plaza 1000 Easton Road, Suite 250 Wyncote Pennsylvania 19095CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (215) 884-3398
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Olney4.36 miles away2154-58 Stenton Avenue Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19138CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (215) 548-3704
  • Fresenius Kidney Care - Roxborough Dialysis4.39 miles away5003 Umbria Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19128Dialysis Stations: 16 (267) 331-6384
  • Reliant Renal Care - Cheltenham, LLC4.95 miles away7107 Old York Road Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19126Dialysis Stations: 10 (267) 297-8069
  • Total Renal Care, Inc.5.02 miles away235 W. Chelten Avenue Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19144Dialysis Stations: 26 (215) 844-5915
  • Davita - Northern Philadelphia5.38 miles away5933 North Broad Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19141CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 23 (215) 549-5000