The Green Home is a nursing home located in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, which has a population of 10,243 people. This nursing home received an excellent grade of A- overall. This is even higher than the city grade of B+ in Wellsboro, which is also well above average. Based on our analysis, you can't go wrong with this place. We also gave this facility impressive grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
The Green Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A in that category. The nursing rating analyzes a handful of subcategories, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures and this nursing home 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 typically be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a system of moving residents at least once a day.
Adding to its impressive category grades, this nursing home excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed as well in this area. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Fortunately, although this place had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G through L. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also excelled in the category of short-term care, where it received a grade of A-. Few nursing homes received a better grade in this area. In computing our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other types of therapists. This category is often a useful assessment of a nursing home's rehabilitation. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 5.1 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.
Long-term Care Quality
Moving on to the next area, this facility received a highly favorable long-term care score. Although this was not nearly as impressive as some of its other category grades, this is still one of our better scores we offer. When facilities receive this kind of grade in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. After looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. This nursing home vaccinated 95.27897 percent of its patients against pneumonia. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
The Green Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Green Home, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In The Green Home, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is an indication of the percent of long-term residents that suffered falls which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In The Green Home, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by facilities with worst hygiene practices. Closer supervision can minimize the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In The Green Home, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In The Green Home, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In The Green Home, 3.12% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In The Green Home, 88.22% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In The Green Home, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In The Green Home, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents who maintained mobility. Some believe that the ability to move around is important for patients physical and mental well-being.
In The Green Home, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In The Green Home, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In The Green Home, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In The Green Home, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements.
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