Willowbrooke Court Spring House

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania (PA).

Willowbrooke Court Spring House is an average sized, non-profit, nursing home with 96 beds based at 728 Norristown Road in Lower Gwynedd, PA. The facility has 95 residents indicating 99% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare program and provides resident counseling services. The home is located in a continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 81 Medicare patients were given 2,637 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $831,883 by Medicare. 114 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $122,315 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Willowbrooke Court Spring House.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

728 Norristown Road
Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002

Phone Number

(215) 628-3545

Geographic Coordinates

40.183201, -75.220728
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
96
Montgomery County Average
119
Pennsylvania Average
123
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Montgomery County
89.19%
Pennsylvania
89.33%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
95
Montgomery County Average
108
Pennsylvania Average
112
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Montgomery County
2 (3.39%)
Pennsylvania
59 (8.24%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Montgomery County
17 (28.81%)
Pennsylvania
169 (23.60%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 08/16/2007 - Health Survey
  • 08/13/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/29/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/23/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/21/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/19/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.62
Montgomery County Average
0.87
Pennsylvania Average
0.81
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.25
Montgomery County Average
2.26
Pennsylvania Average
2.21
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.62
Montgomery County Average
0.67
Pennsylvania Average
0.82
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.24
Montgomery County Average
1.54
Pennsylvania Average
1.62
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Montgomery County
81.43%
Pennsylvania
85.58%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Montgomery County
22.24%
Pennsylvania
21.75%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Montgomery County
14.62%
Pennsylvania
12.49%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Montgomery County
1.83%
Pennsylvania
3.49%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Montgomery County
58.71%
Pennsylvania
61.48%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Montgomery County
3.42%
Pennsylvania
3.83%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Montgomery County
7.46%
Pennsylvania
8.86%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Montgomery County
73.88%
Pennsylvania
76.53%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Montgomery County
2.37%
Pennsylvania
2.00%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Montgomery County
19.98%
Pennsylvania
18.14%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Montgomery County
77.02%
Pennsylvania
84.03%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Montgomery County
4.15%
Pennsylvania
3.88%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Montgomery County
18.54%
Pennsylvania
19.37%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Montgomery County
6.31%
Pennsylvania
6.52%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
17.00%
Montgomery County
19.02%
Pennsylvania
20.29%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Montgomery County
9.19%
Pennsylvania
9.62%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Montgomery County
70.61%
Pennsylvania
78.63%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
24.00%
Montgomery County
15.68%
Pennsylvania
18.90%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
81
Montgomery County Average
129
Pennsylvania Average
142
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
59
Montgomery County Average
120
Pennsylvania Average
123
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
2,637
Montgomery County Average
3,982
Pennsylvania Average
4,621
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
114
Montgomery County Average
123
Pennsylvania Average
286
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$831,883
Montgomery County Average
$1,279,642
Pennsylvania Average
$1,309,115
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$315
Montgomery County Average
$321
Pennsylvania Average
$283
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$122,315
Montgomery County Average
$110,767
Pennsylvania Average
$232,795
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$10,270
Montgomery County Average
$9,901
Pennsylvania Average
$9,210
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$14,100
Montgomery County Average
$10,657
Pennsylvania Average
$10,604
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,073
Montgomery County Average
$903
Pennsylvania Average
$815
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

08/16/2007 - Environmental

08/16/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
08/16/2007

08/16/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/16/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
08/31/2007

08/16/2007 - Quality Care

08/16/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
09/15/2007

08/16/2007 - Quality Care

08/16/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/16/2007
Date Fixed:
08/17/2007

08/13/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

08/13/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/13/2007
Date Fixed:
09/15/2007

08/13/2007 - Miscellaneous

08/13/2007 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/13/2007
Date Fixed:
08/31/2007

08/13/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

08/13/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
properly maintained smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/13/2007
Date Fixed:
09/15/2007

09/29/2006 - Mistreatment

09/29/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2006
Date Fixed:
11/21/2006

09/29/2006 - Quality Care

09/29/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2006
Date Fixed:
11/21/2006

09/29/2006 - Administration

09/29/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Be administered in a way that leads to the highest possible level of well being for each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/29/2006
Date Fixed:
11/21/2006

08/23/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

08/23/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/23/2006
Date Fixed:
09/08/2006

08/23/2006 - Exits and Egress

08/23/2006 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/23/2006
Date Fixed:
09/18/2006

08/23/2006 - Building Service Equipment

08/23/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/23/2006
Date Fixed:
09/20/2006

08/23/2006 - Electrical

08/23/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
a separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/23/2006
Date Fixed:
09/07/2006

10/21/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

10/21/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/21/2005
Date Fixed:
11/18/2005

10/21/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

10/21/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/21/2005
Date Fixed:
11/30/2005

10/21/2005 - Vertical Openings

10/21/2005 - Vertical Openings
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Vertical Openings
Issue:
proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/21/2005
Date Fixed:
11/14/2005

10/21/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

10/21/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/21/2005
Date Fixed:
11/21/2005

10/21/2005 - Hazardous Area

10/21/2005 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/21/2005
Date Fixed:
11/14/2005

10/19/2005 - Administration

10/19/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Give or get x-rays and other tests to meet the needs of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
12/12/2005

10/19/2005 - Resident Rights

10/19/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let residents give themselves their drugs if they are able.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/19/2005
Date Fixed:
11/18/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Lower Gwynedd at a Glance

Lower Gwynedd has a total population of 10,422, of which 2,406 are children under the age of 18 and 2,358 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 44.6.

Total Population:
10,422
Median Age:
44.6
Males:
4,686 (45.0%)
Female:
5,736 (55.0%)
Children (0-17):
2,406 (23.1%)
Adults (18-64):
5,658 (54.3%)
Seniors (65+):
2,358 (22.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lower Gwynedd
Married:
5,403 (51.8%)
Divorced:
419 (4.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lower Gwynedd
Hispanic Ethnicity:
109 (1.05%)
White:
9,046 (86.80%)
African American:
811 (7.78%)
Asian:
427 (4.10%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
8 (0.08%)
Other:
27 (0.26%)
Two or More:
102 (0.98%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lower Gwynedd

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $97,991 while the median household income is $74,351. Roughly 2.60% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$97,991
Household Income:
$74,351
In Poverty:
2.60%

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