Spiritrust Lutheran the Village at Luther Ridge is one of seven facilities located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. This nursing home received an impressive overall rating of A+. This turned out to be in a different league than many of the facilities in Chambersburg. You flat out can not do any better than this nursing home. One of the best aspects of this facility's exemplary profile is its nursing rating. We discuss nursing in the next paragraph.

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Accepts Medicare 1 : TrueA checkmark indicating true.

Accepts Medicaid 1 : 40 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+
Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A+
Historical

In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. Nursing grades are primarily based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provides an incredible 6.4 hours of nursing care per patient per day. Out of this total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to providing high levels of nursing care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the nation in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.

Facility Inspections

A+
Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

The next category we looked at was inspections, where this facility also received an A+ grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this critical category. Arguably the most critical factor we consider in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this area most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. It does not appear that we have information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also was given an A+ for its long-term care score. Nursing homes that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the datapoints we considered in addition to nurse's aid hours is vaccines. This nursing home administered the pneumonia vaccination to 95.23809 percent of its residents. This is a reliable method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the senior population. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Jan 20: BMar 20: BApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: A
Historical

In the final category we graded, this nursing home received an impressive grade grade of A in our short-term care category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a straight A report card. Our short-term care grades are believed to be most critical for individuals needing a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This means not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. One of this facility's strengths is registered nurse hours. We found that it provides more care from registered nurses to its residents than most nursing homes. The last metric we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

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
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Spiritrust Lutheran the Village at Luther Ridge Quality Metrics

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls which result in injury are often caused by poor nursing care.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
3.28%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents who have had a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poor hygiene.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.11%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. These medications are sometimes used for several medical conditions, including dementia.

Provider
A+
4.76%
State
B
15.33%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.

Provider
D
10%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
F
47.62%
State
B-
89.92%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Provider
D
14.09
State
B+
8.42
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.

Provider
A
80.94%
State
B-
64.28%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Chambersburg Hospital 4.48 mi
112 North Seventh Street Chambersburg Pennsylvania 17201
(717) 267-3000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Waynesboro Hospital 13.81 mi
501 East Main St Waynesboro Pennsylvania 17268
(717) 765-4000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Gettysburg Hospital 19.38 mi
147 Gettys Street Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
(717) 334-2121
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other

Nearby Dialysis

Fresenius Kidney Care - Chambersburg 4.07 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
22 St. Paul Drive, Suite 104 Chambersburg Pennsylvania 17201
(717) 263-8505
Dialysis Care Center - Chambersburg LLC 4.18 mi
Dialysis Stations: 14
20 Parkwood Drive, Suite 1 Chambersburg Pennsylvania 17201
(717) 401-2060
u.s. Renal Care - Chambersburg 5.15 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
Park Fifth Avenue, Professional Center 765 Fifth Avenue, Suite A Chambersburg Pennsylvania 17201
(717) 263-9300
Fresenius Kidney Care - Waynesboro 13.75 mi
CMS Rating: 5 stars
Dialysis Stations: 12
27 Vista Avenue Waynesboro Pennsylvania 17268
(717) 765-8880