Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home is a facility located in North Manchester, Indiana, a city with 9,728 people. This nursing home received an A- overall, which is one of the best grades that we offer. A score of this caliber requires superb scores across the board. In fact, this nursing home ended up being one of the top 50 facilities in Indiana. The best aspect of this facility's strong report card was its nursing score. We discuss nursing in the next section
Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
2201 East St,
North Manchester IN 46962
64% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ for nursing. Nursing scores are primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This facility provided 5.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, which is among the highest figures in the country. A significant portion of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which are one of the most skilled levels of nurses. We were really impressed by these figures. On top of offering high levels of care, this facility also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. With below 5 percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it fared as well as any nursing home the state in this category.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also excelled in the area of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A-. Very few facilities received a better grade in this category. Short-term care grades are meaningful for people in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually requires more highly-skilled nursing services. This means a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. Lastly, we assessed the number of residents who returned home from this nursing home. We found that it performed better than most facilities in the country in this area with 53.1 percent of its patients returning home.
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We also wanted to emphasize this nursing home's nearly flawless inspections in recent years. We awarded them a grade of B+ in this category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this facility had some deficiencies on its inspection report, none were serious based on CMS' deficiency scale. A few minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our next area, this nursing home received an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a B+ in this area, completing one of our finer report cards. Long-term care scores of this caliber generally require both 24/7 care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to providing well above average levels of nurse staffing, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. This percentage is also much better than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. With just 1.26 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility has less hospitalizations than many nursing homes.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay residents which have sustained a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 1.95% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. Nevertheless, this metric can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are used for several conditions, including Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are typically given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 12.55% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 91.52% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 16.15% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 17.47% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of residents that remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 17.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Timbercrest Church of the Brethren Home, 73.66% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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