Sarah a Todd Memorial Home is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is a high-end rating. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong with this place. If you scroll down, you can see this facility's category ratings, which are also strong.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 117 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

CCRC : FalseUsed to indicate false.

Non profit - Corporation

Resident Council: TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in the category of nursing, where it received an A+. Few nursing homes performed better in this category. The nursing score is based on several factors. The most important one is the amount of time nurses spend with patients. With 4.2 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, this nursing home surpassed the overwhelming majority of facilities. Finally, this nursing home was also above average in each of the major quality measures we looked at in this category. It performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: BNov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: BMay 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Adding to this nursing home's impressive resume, we gave this nursing home an A- for inspections. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher scores in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. While this place had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. Remember that deficiency-free inspections are rare in the industry.

Short-term Care Quality

B
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Historical

In addition, this facility also was given favorable short-term care scores in our assessment. Indeed, we awarded it one of our more favorable grades in that area, with a grade of B. Short-term care grades are vital for individuals requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation typically requires higher levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means a broad scope of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. This nursing home elevated its grade in this category by offering more care from registered nurses to its residents than the average facility. Lastly, we looked at the number of residents that eventually returned home from this facility. We found that 36.7 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The last area we scored was long-term care, in which this facility received a B. This actually ended up being this nursing home's least impressive category. A nursing home is doing something right when it's lowest grade still is superior to most other nursing homes. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. On top of offering very impressive levels of nursing care, this facility gave the pneumonia vaccine to 99.7669 percent of its residents. This figure is also significantly better than the vast majority of nursing homes. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A-
State:
B
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Sarah a Todd Memorial Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.

Provider
A+
1.32%
State
B+
6.71%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care.

Provider
B
3.03%
State
B
3.28%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
B+
1.66%
State
B+
2.11%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Provider
B
14.35%
State
B
15.33%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric indicates the percent of long-term care residents who are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

Provider
B
19.05%
State
B
19.89%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating signs of depression.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines important for resident well-being.

Provider
A
99.88%
State
B-
89.92%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.

Provider
A-
11.2%
State
B
14.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents who remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' health.

Provider
B
16.51%
State
B+
19.1%
National
B
17.11%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of long-term care.

Provider
A
1.11
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Provider
B
16.51
State
B-
19.1
National
B
17.11

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
A+
0
State
B+
8.42
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who experienced functional improvements.

Provider
D
56.14%
State
B-
64.28%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Carlisle Regional Medical Center 1.31 mi
361 Alexander Spring Road Carlisle Pennsylvania 17015
(717) 249-1212
Acute Care Hospitals
Proprietary
Good Samaritan Hospital 5.57 mi
Fourth and Walnut Streets Lebanon Pennsylvania 17042
(717) 270-7500
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Holy Spirit Hospital 15.41 mi
503 North 21st Street Camp Hill Pennsylvania 17011
(717) 763-2100
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute 17.38 mi
2501 North Third Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110
(717) 782-4742
Psychiatric
Proprietary
Pinnacle Health Hospitals 17.95 mi
409 South Second Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17105
(717) 782-5181
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

u.s. Renal Care - Carlisle 0.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
101 Noble Boulevard, Suite 103 Carlisle Pennsylvania 17013
(717) 258-3099
Fresenius Kidney Care - Cumberland 1.36 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
254 East High Street Carlisle Pennsylvania 17013
(717) 240-2944
Wooten Dialysis, LLC 1.74 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
419 Village Dr., Suite 10 Carlisle Pennsylvania 17015
(717) 218-5104
Dialysis Care Center - Mechanicsburg LLC 9.96 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
4 Flowers Drive, Suite 1 Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania 17050
(717) 795-4665
u.s. Renal Care Mechanicsburg 11.02 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
120 South Filbert Street Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania 17055
(717) 790-6080
u.s. Renal Care - Camp Hill 14.65 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
158 South 32nd Street, Suite 19 Camp Hill Pennsylvania 17011
(717) 731-0506
Bio-Medical Applications of Pennsylvania, Inc. 15.17 mi
Dialysis Stations: 2
390 E. Penn Drive Enola Pennsylvania 17025
(717) 732-3274
Fresenius Kidney Care - New Bloomfield 15.37 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
218 S. Carlisle Street New Bloomfield Pennsylvania 17068
(717) 582-0165