Tel Hai Retirement Community is in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. The city has a population of 11,919 people. After receiving an A+ overall grade, this nursing home has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 100 nursing homes in Pennsylvania. This is an impressive feat in a state with a long list of elite nursing homes. We couldn't find many bad things to say about this nursing home. Its ratings are just impeccable. Keep reading to find this place's category scores, which are equally impressive. You really can't do any better than a straight A profile.

Additional Details:

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Accepts Medicaid 1 : 129 Beds TrueA checkmark indicating true.

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Non profit - Corporation

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A+
Historical

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area tend to have very few of these severe deficiencies. Although this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

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

One of the other reasons we graded this nursing home so highly is that it earned a very impressive nursing grade. Nursing turned out to be its second best category grade. In that category, we awarded this facility an A. Our nursing grade is based on numerous datapoints. The most heavily weighted one is the quantity of hours nurses spend with residents. This place boasts a really impressive 4.2 hours of nursing care per patient per day, of which a significant percentage was provided by registered nurses. This is one of the more highly trained levels of nurses. On top of offering high levels of care, this nursing home also performed well in several of the quality measures we looked at. In terms of the number of its residents suffering falls resulting in major injury, this nursing home performed as well as any facility the nation.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its high-end resume, this nursing home also was given a superb short-term care score, with a grade of A. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze the facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists speech therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is more often than not a useful measure of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. Lastly, we considered the percentage of residents who returned to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed most facilities in the nation with 54.4 percent of its residents returning home.

Long-term Care Quality

A-
Oct 18: B-Nov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: B-Feb 19: B-May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Moving on to our fourth category, this nursing home was awarded a high-end long-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it an A- in that category, giving this facility straight A's. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care typically are well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. One of the factors we considered on top of this nursing home's impressive nursing hours was vaccines. This nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are a great way to avoid unnecessary deaths for the elderly. This combination proved to be effective as this facility also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 1.23 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a much better hospitalization rate than the average nursing 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
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Tel Hai Retirement Community Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percentage of long-term residents who have pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of nursing care quality.

Provider
B-
8.68%
State
B+
6.71%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percent of residents who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are often linked to lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Provider
A-
2.2%
State
B
3.28%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term residents which have experienced urinary tract infections. UTI's could be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic may also be misleading for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Provider
A
0.74%
State
B+
2.11%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications are not medically required. However, some facilities may need to rely on these drugs due to an increased number of patients with cognitive disorders.

Provider
D
22.44%
State
B
15.33%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These medications are typically prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
B-
22.29%
State
B
19.89%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
A
0.25%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Provider
A
100%
State
B-
89.92%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percent of patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A
8.72%
State
B
14.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who maintained mobility.

Provider
B-
13.75%
State
B+
19.1%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Provider
B
1.54
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.

Provider
B+
13.75
State
B-
19.1
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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

Provider
A
5.07
State
B+
8.42
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percentage of short-term stay patients that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

Provider
B
70.17%
State
B-
64.28%
National
B
68.04%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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