William Hood Dunwoody Care Center is an average-sized non-profit nursing home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. This turns out to be an A+ rated facility, which is the most impressive score we offer. In fact, we ranked this facility number 132 in the nation. This puts it in the top one percent of all nursing homes. We also gave this facility strong scores in each of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+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

In addition to being a strong nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in our short-term care rating, where it received an A+. In calculating our short-term care scores, we analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our objective is to devise a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of nursing homes. This facility excelled at the highest level in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It offered about 50% more care from physical therapists and registered nurses than the average nursing home. This is an excellent sign. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that it outperformed the vast majority of facilities in this area with 61.1 percent of its residents returning home. This is a significantly higher rate than most nursing homes.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This nursing home also received an A+ for its long-term care score. Long-term care ratings of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. In addition to providing elite levels of nursing care, this facility provided the pneumonia vaccine to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. With only 1.48 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than the average nursing home.

Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+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

This nursing home also received an A+ nursing grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+ category grades. We analyzed the levels of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the number of hours the nurses were with patients, in computing our rating in this area. This nursing home provided 6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This was one of the highest totals we found. Furthermore, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. In addition to offering high levels of care, this place also performed well in several of the quality measures we assessed. For example, in terms of the number of its patients suffering from pressure ulcers, this place outpaced the national average. This is generally a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls. Pressure ulcers can frequently be avoided with better nursing care and having a policy of regularly turning residents to prevent bed sores.

Facility Inspections

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

Another impressive feature for this nursing home is its inspection score. In that category, we awarded this facility a score of A, completing its straight A performance. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this nursing home had a few deficiencies on its report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

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
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

William Hood Dunwoody Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
B+
6.36%
State
B+
6.71%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This statistic is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which suffered a fall which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of poor nursing care.

Provider
C
5.19%
State
B
3.28%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients that had a urinary tract infection. UTI's could be an indicator of poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be skewed for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for these infections.

Provider
A
0.68%
State
B+
2.11%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Provider
A+
4.55%
State
B
15.33%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are generally used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Provider
B+
15.44%
State
B
19.89%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who are showing signs of depression. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.

Provider
B
1.34%
State
B+
2.38%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This indicates the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Provider
B
97.73%
State
B-
89.92%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom.

Provider
B+
13.24%
State
B
14.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Measures the percentage of long-term patients that maintained mobility.

Provider
A-
20.89%
State
B+
19.1%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Provider
C
2.07
State
B+
1.5
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Provider
C
20.89
State
B-
19.1
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

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

Provider
A
5.48
State
B+
8.42
National
B
10.27

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Provider
D
59.18%
State
B-
64.28%
National
B
68.03%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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