Artman Lutheran Home

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

Artman Lutheran Home is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 61 beds based at 250 North Bethlehem Pike in Ambler, PA. The facility has 56 residents indicating 92% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is partially sprinklered. A total of 137 Medicare patients were given 2,952 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $935,060 by Medicare. 109 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $19,147 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much higher 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 much lower than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, and short-stay residents to have delirium at Artman Lutheran Home.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, 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

250 North Bethlehem Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Phone Number

(215) 643-6333

Geographic Coordinates

40.166973, -75.219993
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

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

Partially Sprinklered
No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate No different than National Rate

Beds

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

This Provider This Provider
61
Ambler Average
81
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
92.00%
Ambler
91.00%
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
56
Ambler Average
73
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
Ambler
0 (0.00%)
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
No
Ambler
0 (0.00%)
Montgomery County
17 (28.81%)
Pennsylvania
169 (23.60%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 10/12/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/12/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/30/2005 - Health Survey
  • 09/30/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/18/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/05/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
1.05
Ambler Average
0.81
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
2.48
Ambler Average
2.05
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
0.57
Ambler Average
0.94
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
1.62
Ambler Average
1.75
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
90.00%
Ambler
71.50%
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
10.00%
Ambler
9.50%
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
18.00%
Ambler
17.00%
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%
Ambler
1.50%
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
71.00%
Ambler
65.50%
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
4.00%
Ambler
3.50%
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
13.00%
Ambler
10.00%
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
95.00%
Ambler
68.50%
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
4.00%
Ambler
4.00%
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
5.00%
Ambler
5.00%
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
84.00%
Ambler
89.50%
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
2.00%
Ambler
8.50%
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
16.00%
Ambler
14.50%
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
3.00%
Ambler
4.50%
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.

Note:

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

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

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

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Ambler
4.50%
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
95.00%
Ambler
95.00%
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
21.00%
Ambler
21.00%
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
137
Ambler Average
116
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
130
Ambler Average
110
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
2,952
Ambler Average
3,085
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
109
Ambler Average
84
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
$935,060
Ambler Average
$1,005,862
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
$317
Ambler Average
$326
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
$19,147
Ambler Average
$55,007
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
$6,825
Ambler Average
$8,709
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
$7,193
Ambler Average
$9,144
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
$176
Ambler Average
$655
Montgomery County Average
$903
Pennsylvania Average
$815
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

10/12/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

10/12/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
1) Provide 3 meals daily at regular times; or 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours after dinner; or 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/12/2006
Date Fixed:
11/01/2006

09/30/2005 - Quality Care

09/30/2005 - 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:
09/30/2005
Date Fixed:
10/24/2005

11/18/2004 - Building Contruction

11/18/2004 - Building Contruction
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Contruction
Issue:
approved construction type or materials.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
11/24/2004

11/18/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

11/18/2004 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
11/24/2004

11/18/2004 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

11/18/2004 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
11/24/2004

11/18/2004 - Building Contruction

11/18/2004 - Building Contruction
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Contruction
Issue:
a two-hour-resistant firewall in common walls.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
11/18/2004
Date Fixed:
11/24/2004

11/05/2004 - Resident Assessment

11/05/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/05/2004
Date Fixed:
01/25/2005

11/05/2004 - Quality Care

11/05/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/05/2004
Date Fixed:
01/25/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Ambler at a Glance

Ambler has a total population of 6,426, of which 1,507 are children under the age of 18 and 1,115 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.3.

Total Population:
6,426
Median Age:
37.3
Males:
2,980 (46.4%)
Female:
3,446 (53.6%)
Children (0-17):
1,507 (23.5%)
Adults (18-64):
3,804 (59.2%)
Seniors (65+):
1,115 (17.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ambler
Married:
2,811 (43.7%)
Divorced:
434 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ambler
Hispanic Ethnicity:
137 (2.13%)
White:
5,352 (83.29%)
African American:
773 (12.03%)
Asian:
159 (2.47%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.06%)
Indian:
16 (0.25%)
Other:
32 (0.50%)
Two or More:
90 (1.40%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ambler

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.26, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.26 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
87
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $51,235 while the median household income is $47,014. Roughly 5.29% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$51,235
Household Income:
$47,014
In Poverty:
5.29%

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