Transitional Sub-Acute Unit is located in Reading, Pennsylvania. This nursing home is an A+ facility, which is our very best rating. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top five percentile of all facilities in the country. This also proved to be a very consistent facility with consistent scores in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
Transitional Sub-Acute Unit
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this nursing home also excelled in our inspections category, where it earned an A+. Very few nursing homes performed as well in this category. Inspection grades account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this category generally have few of these severe deficiencies. Unfortunately, it does not look like we were able to find information on deficiency's for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also received an A+ short-term care grade, rendering it one of the few facilities to be given multiple A+ category scores. In crafting these short-term care scores, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of therapists. Our objective is to devise a barometer for comparing the rehabilitation services of various nursing homes. This nursing home employs both physical therapists and registered nurses. Not all facilities employ these skilled professionals. Finally, we considered the number of residents that ultimately returned home from this nursing home. We found that 7.7 percent of this nursing home's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we analyzed was long-term care. Adding to its top-shelf resume, this facility also performed well in that area. In fact, it received a grade of of A for the category. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are kept in good health. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. We were not able to track down information on vaccination rates. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Switching gears to the final category, this facility also excelled in the nursing category. We awarded it an A- in this category. This topped off a straight A profile. Nursing ratings are based in large part on quality and quantity of nursing care. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning patients at least once a day.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Transitional Sub-Acute Unit Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Transitional Sub-Acute Unit, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Transitional Sub-Acute Unit, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's typically correlates with better rehabilitation.
Scores for Reading, PA
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of A-plus
Looking for more options? Reading, Pennsylvania has 9 other nursing homes
- St Joseph Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 1.25 miles away2500 Bernville Road Reading Pennsylvania 19605Voluntary non-profit - Church(610) 378-2000
- Reading HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 3 miles away420 S 5th Avenue Reading Pennsylvania 19611Voluntary non-profit - Other(610) 988-8000
- Wellspan Ephrata Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 16.01 miles away169 Martin Avenue Ephrata Pennsylvania 17522Voluntary non-profit - Other(717) 733-0311
- Reading Dialysis Center1.21 miles away965 Berkshire Boulevard Reading Pennsylvania 19610CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 30 (610) 370-5323
- Pennsylvania Dialysis Clinic of Reading1.63 miles away625 Spring Street Reading Pennsylvania 19610CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 31 (610) 375-1215
- Fresenius Kidney Care Reading, LLC3.38 miles away1001 Reed Avenue Building E, Suite 410 Reading Pennsylvania 19610Dialysis Stations: 11 (610) 378-7963
- Davita - Ephrata13.01 miles away67 West Church Street Stevens Pennsylvania 17578CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (717) 335-7399
- Fresenius Kidney Care - Kutztown15.72 miles away45 Constitution Boulevard Kutztown Pennsylvania 19530Dialysis Stations: 11 (610) 683-9766
- u.s. Renal Care - Pottstown19.31 miles away5 South Sunnybrook Road, Suite 500 Pottstown Pennsylvania 19464CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 18 (610) 718-1127