Brighten at Ambler

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

Brighten at Ambler is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 100 beds based at 32 South Bethlehem Pike in Ambler, PA. The facility has 90 residents indicating 90% 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 fully sprinklered. A total of 94 Medicare patients were given 3,218 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,076,664 by Medicare. 59 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $90,866 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 lower than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is higher than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination at Brighten at Ambler.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

32 South Bethlehem Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Phone Number

(215) 646-7050

Geographic Coordinates

40.158515, -75.214133
* 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.

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
100
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
90.00%
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
90
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

  • 11/30/2006 - Health Survey
  • 10/10/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/12/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 10/04/2005 - Health Survey
  • 12/17/2004 - Health Survey
  • 12/03/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.57
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
1.61
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
1.30
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
1.87
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
53.00%
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
9.00%
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
16.00%
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
3.00%
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
60.00%
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
3.00%
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
7.00%
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
42.00%
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.

Note:

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

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with 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 Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
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
15.00%
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
13.00%
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
6.00%
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.

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Ambler
14.00%
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
6.00%
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.

Note:

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

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
94
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
90
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
3,218
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
59
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
$1,076,664
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
$335
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
$90,866
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
$11,454
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
$11,963
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
$1,540
Ambler Average
$655
Montgomery County Average
$903
Pennsylvania Average
$815
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

11/30/2006 - Mistreatment

11/30/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2006
Date Fixed:
01/24/2007

11/30/2006 - Mistreatment

11/30/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2006
Date Fixed:
01/24/2007

11/30/2006 - Environmental

11/30/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Get rid of garbage properly.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2006
Date Fixed:
01/24/2007

11/30/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

11/30/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2006
Date Fixed:
01/24/2007

11/30/2006 - Quality Care

11/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
offer Flu or Pneumococal vaccine to some residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2006
Date Fixed:
01/24/2007

11/30/2006 - Environmental

11/30/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/30/2006
Date Fixed:
01/24/2007

10/10/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

10/10/2006 - 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:
10/10/2006
Date Fixed:
11/23/2006

10/10/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

10/10/2006 - 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:
10/10/2006
Date Fixed:
11/23/2006

10/10/2006 - Miscellaneous

10/10/2006 - 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:
10/10/2006
Date Fixed:
11/23/2006

10/10/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

10/10/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/10/2006
Date Fixed:
11/23/2006

10/10/2006 - Exits and Egress

10/10/2006 - 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:
10/10/2006
Date Fixed:
11/23/2006

10/10/2006 - Hazardous Area

10/10/2006 - 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:
10/10/2006
Date Fixed:
11/23/2006

07/14/2006 - Quality Care

07/14/2006 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2006
Date Fixed:
08/30/2006

03/29/2006 - Quality Care

03/29/2006 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/29/2006
Date Fixed:
05/12/2006

10/12/2005 - Building Service Equipment

10/12/2005 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/30/2005

10/12/2005 - Electrical

10/12/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/30/2005

10/12/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

10/12/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/30/2005

10/12/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

10/12/2005 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/25/2005

10/12/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

10/12/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/30/2005

10/12/2005 - Hazardous Area

10/12/2005 - 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:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/25/2005

10/12/2005 - Exits and Egress

10/12/2005 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/12/2005
Date Fixed:
11/30/2005

10/04/2005 - Resident Assessment

10/04/2005 - 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:
10/04/2005
Date Fixed:
11/20/2005

10/04/2005 - Pharmacy Service

10/04/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2005
Date Fixed:
11/20/2005

10/04/2005 - Environmental

10/04/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/04/2005
Date Fixed:
11/20/2005

10/04/2005 - Environmental

10/04/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/04/2005
Date Fixed:
11/20/2005

10/04/2005 - Administration

10/04/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/04/2005
Date Fixed:
11/20/2005

09/20/2005 - Environmental

09/20/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/20/2005
Date Fixed:
11/04/2005

12/17/2004 - Environmental

12/17/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/17/2004 - Environmental

12/17/2004 - 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:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/17/2004 - Quality Care

12/17/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/17/2004 - Quality Care

12/17/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to continue to be able to care for themselves, unless a change is unavoidable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/17/2004 - Quality Care

12/17/2004 - 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:
Actual harm
Date Found:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/17/2004 - Resident Rights

12/17/2004 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/17/2004 - Environmental

12/17/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide at least one room to use as a dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, airflow and furniture.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/17/2004
Date Fixed:
02/15/2005

12/03/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

12/03/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/03/2004
Date Fixed:
12/08/2004

12/03/2004 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

12/03/2004 - 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:
12/03/2004
Date Fixed:
12/16/2004

12/03/2004 - Vertical Openings

12/03/2004 - Vertical Openings
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Vertical Openings
Issue:
exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/03/2004
Date Fixed:
12/22/2004

12/03/2004 - Vertical Openings

12/03/2004 - 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:
12/03/2004
Date Fixed:
12/16/2004

12/03/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors

12/03/2004 - 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:
12/03/2004
Date Fixed:
12/17/2004

12/03/2004 - Building Service Equipment

12/03/2004 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/03/2004
Date Fixed:
12/08/2004

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Nearby Nursing Homes

  1. Nursing Home
    Artman Lutheran Home
    Located 0.66 miles away in Ambler at 250 North Bethlehem Pike.
  2. Nursing Home
    Willowbrooke Court Ft. Wash
    Located 1.05 miles away in Ft. Washington at 1264 Fort Washington Avenue.
  3. Nursing Home
    Willowbrooke Court Spring House
    Located 1.74 miles away in Lower Gwynedd at 728 Norristown Road.
  4. Nursing Home
    Dresher Hill Health & Rehab
    Located 2.17 miles away in Ft. Washington at 1390 Camp Hill Road.
  5. Nursing Home
    Fox Subacute at Clara Burke
    Located 3.37 miles away in Plymouth Meeting at 251 Stenton Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 150 homes within 25 miles of this provider.

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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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