Tel Hai Retirement Community is a large non-profit nursing home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. With an overall score of A, this is without a doubt a top-shelf facility. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the nation. If you look below, you will see this facility's category scores, which look to be equally strong as its overall score.
Tel Hai Retirement Community
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Adult Day Care
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
1200 Tel Hai Circle,
Honey Brook PA 19344
66.89% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Aquatic Therapy
Best Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania Awards 2020
Best Nursing Home in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania Awards 2021
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a favorable overall score, we awarded this facility an A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection ratings weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. While this facility had a few minor dings on its government inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are those found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the government inspectors 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
We also wanted to alert you to the fact that this facility was given an elite score of A in our long-term care category. Facilities that excel in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its residents, which is what we like to see. Pneumonia sadly can be a dangerous illness for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility doesn't leave its residents vulnerable. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
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Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. When determining a facility's nursing score, we consider the amount of time nurses spend with patients and the level of skill of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
In the last category we looked at, this facility was given a very favorable grade of A in our short-term care category. With this score, the facility rounded out a straight A report card. Short-term care grades are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a vast scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The final metric we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return home. We discovered that 5.2 percent of this facility's patients returned home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Tel Hai Retirement Community Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin resulting from staying in the same position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This figure is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who experienced a fall resulting in serious injury. We use this statistic in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients who experienced a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare different nursing homes due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a nursing home is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 3.12% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 88.22% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath. Many believe this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Tel Hai Retirement Community, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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