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6950 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Based on 29 reviews
Services and Housing OptionsNursing Home, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation
Germantown Home DescriptionAt Home, we provide nearly 200 seniors with compassion, respect and an unparalleled level of care. Our innovative and dedicated staff create a warm, welcoming environment designed to feel just like home. Our gorgeous 13.5 acre, park-like campus situated in the heart of Northwest Philadelphia is quickly accessible via all primary roadways and public transit, which includes SEPTA bus and regional rail lines. Germantown Home is located near a number of hospitals and rehab centers, so you're never too far from the care you need.
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AmenitiesGermantown Home offers its residents a number of amenities to make their stay comfortable and secure. Its spacious lounges and dining facilities provide plenty of space for socializing, and its on-site chapel and chaplain services, including personal counseling and support, provide spiritual care. For added security, Germantown Home has an exterior door security system and wander alert system. Residents can also take advantage of barber and beauty salon services on the premises, as well as private and semi-private rooms. To enjoy the fresh air, there is a beautiful outdoor patio and garden.
ServicesGermantown Home provides comprehensive long-term care, skilled care, respite care and rehabilitation services for individuals with a variety of needs. Services include stroke rehabilitation, pain management, pulmonary care, tracheotomy care, IV care, wound care and enteral nutrition as well as hemodialysis and oncology. Recreational therapies are offered to provide support to patients along with personalized nursing services from a licensed social worker. Restorative services assist in daily activities of living while periodic assessments evaluate physical mental and cognitive abilities.
short term rehab
Information from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis nursing community has been given an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid receiving 2 stars on its health inspection, 5 stars on its quality measures rating, and 3 stars on its staffing rating. Within the quality measure rating, each facility is given a short-stay rating and a long-stay rating. This facility received a 5-star short-stay rating and a 5-star long-stay rating. This nursing home is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and was first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services on 10/01/76 and is run by a non profit organization. It is a very large-sized nursing community with 180 nursing beds. Currently, there are 161 residents within the nursing community. Be advised these resident occupancy numbers are not always up to date and are collected from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website periodically.
Alerts from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesThis community has been cited for abuse by The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Either the facility has been cited in inspection reports for abuse that caused a resident harm within the past year or abuse that could have potentially caused residents harm in the past two years. This facility has been given 2 fines by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for a total of $1,632.61. The facility has had 2 substantiated complaints reported in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.
Overall RatingsThe Germantown Home is a nursing home that is in the top half of facilities in terms of overall rating. The overall rating is slightly lower than the state average. This nursing home has a 2-star health inspection rating, the second lowest possible. The nursing home is in the bottom 40% of facilities in terms of health inspection rating. The health inspection rating is slightly lower than the state average. However, this nursing home has a 5-star quality rating, which is highest possible. In fact, the nursing home is in the top 20% of facilities in terms of quality rating and its quality rating is slightly higher than even the state average.
Covid DataThe Germantown Home is a nursing home that is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of resident vaccination rate. The resident vaccination rate at the nursing home is 96.0%, which is higher than the state average of 90.0%. The staff vaccination rate at the nursing home is also higher than the state average, with a staff vaccination rate of 99.1% compared to 88.4% for the state as a whole. In terms of covid booster rates, The Germantown Home ranks in the top 40% of facilities, with a 94.1% covid booster rate compared to 86.8% for the state as a whole.
Quality MeasuresThe Germantown Home is a nursing home with 5-star quality rating; the highest possible. It is in the top 30% of facilities in terms of residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased. The nursing home is also in the top 10% of facilities in terms of residents who received an antipsychotic medication. However, it is in the bottom 40% of facilities in terms of residents with ulcers. The nursing home has a slightly higher than state average of residents given Pneumococcal vaccine and residents who lose too much weight.
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Germantown Home is a neighborhood gem tucked in behind the hustle and bustle of Germantown Avenue. The lobby mural celebrates the true culture of its patients, residents, staff and the community it supports. I work regularly with the social services team at Germantown Home as they prepare patient’s return to home after rehabilitation. I am impressed with the detail provided to me to ensure a smooth transition and more so the genuine care for the patient’s well-being even after they leave Germantown Home. Compassion shows.
As a Heslthcare professional and a resident of the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia I’m so happy there is a quality provider to meet the needs of the community. They consistently strive to work with physician providers to provide the best care and hold the distinction of being a 5 star provider by CMS (Medicare & Medicaid).
NewCourtland Germantown Home is an amazing place. As an employee, quality is Key to the service we provide or Residents. We provide a myriad of services and structured activities to enhance our residents quality of life. I would recommendGermantown Home to anyone! My beloved uncle was a resident and he received excellent care. My family and I are so Thankful to the Germantown Home family for taking such excellent care of my beloved uncle. Each day he had a genuine smile because he loved the staff and his overall environment. At Germantown Home you will feel Loved.
My MIL who has Alzheimer's has been in this facility for a few years & overall they have been taking excellent care of her. Since covid, you now can't just walk in and see your loved one, you have to call and make an appointment which is fine. But, it has been way too many times where either myself or my husband have called up here, spoke to one of the nurses, told them what day we wanted to see my MIL, give them her name and what floor she's located on, get there on the day & time to see my MIL then be told "oh you're not on the list for today", then we have to leave & come back another day to see her. This facility definitely have a lack of communication here, so for this reason I'm giving 3 stars.
Having worked many years in non-medical home care there have been several times that I needed to refer an individual for long term care or for rehabilitative services. Germantown Home has never let me down.Families have consistently commented on how friendly the staff is, the cleanliness of their room, the building; and, even how good the food is! (you don't hear that often!)One client needed a secure dementia unit and his daughter was thrilled at the staff interaction with her dad. From the activities to the kindness of the staff.I highly recommend Germantown Home for anyone needing nursing level long term care or rehab.
I have worked here for 22 years, and if the lord wills it I will be here for more years to come. I find it to be a great place to work. No matter we’re you go and what you do, it is all up to you. I have been A care nurse, unit clerk and now LPN. For the most part the staff cares for the residents. No place is perfect in order to make change we must all be the change that is needed.
The first nursing home I've ever seen and the worst. Hha's lpn's and rn's are very disrespectful and not helpful at all,but some others are. Wherever you go it smells sooo bad literally. Very dirty and bad. They treat patients like their mentally ill people. The building looks like it's nice from outside and a little bit at the reception desk but it's actually a hell for who ever goes in there.
If you’re thinking about sending your loved ones here DO NOT DO IT! If your family is here GET THEM OUT ASAP!!! I was a student here for 8 days doing my clinical and a staff member on the 2nd floor (her name is STAR) she pinched, pushed, slapped and even verbally abused ALL of her residents!!! When I told management about this they didn’t care!!!!
Health and Fire Safety Deficiencies
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid report report health and fire safety deficiencies. Some of these deficiencies are more severe than others. The following table shows different levels of severity.
|Severity of Deficiency||Isolated||Pattern||Widespread|
|Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety||J||K||L|
|Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy||G||H||I|
|No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy||D||E||F|
|No actual harm with potential for minimal harm||A||B||C|
Fire Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||C||Egress Deficiencies||Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||C||Smoke Deficiencies||Provide properly protected cooking facilities.|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||F||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have proper power supply for life support equipment.|
|2022-04-18||2022-06-15||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.|
|2020-02-11||2020-03-16||E||Egress Deficiencies||Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.|
|2020-02-11||2020-03-16||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Have an enclosure around a vertical opening shaft.|
|2020-02-11||2020-03-16||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2020-02-11||2020-03-16||E||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Meet requirements for the installation and maintenance of electrical systems.|
|2020-02-11||2020-03-16||E||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have power receptacles that are properly grounded.|
|2020-02-11||2020-03-16||E||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||F||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Conduct risk assessment and an All-Hazards approach.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||C||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Establish roles under a Waiver declared by secretary.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||C||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Provide family notifications of emergency plan.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||C||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Conduct testing and exercise requirements.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||C||Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies||Implement emergency and standby power systems.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Construction Deficiencies||Meet requirements for sections of health care facilities separated by fire resistive construction.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Construction Deficiencies||Use approved construction type or materials.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Egress Deficiencies||Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Egress Deficiencies||Have stairways and smokeproof enclosures used as exits that meet safety requirements.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Have an alternate power supply for its alarm system.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Smoke Deficiencies||Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||D||Smoke Deficiencies||Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Services Deficiencies||Have an externally vented heating system.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||F||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.|
|2019-01-15||2019-03-16||E||Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies||Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.|
Health Safety Deficiencies
|Survey Date||Correction Date||Letter||Category||Description|
|2022-04-06||D||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.|
|2022-04-06||J||J||Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies||Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.|
|2022-04-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.|
|2022-04-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2022-04-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.|
|2022-04-06||G||G||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.|
|2022-04-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with mental disorder or psychosocial adjustment difficulty, or who has a history of trauma and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.|
|2020-02-06||D||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined clinically appropriate.|
|2020-02-06||D||D||Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies||Encode each resident’s assessment data and transmit these data to the State within 7 days of assessment.|
|2020-02-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2020-02-06||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide for the safe, appropriate administration of IV fluids for a resident when needed.|
|2020-02-06||D||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.|
|2020-02-06||D||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.|
|2019-07-11||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2019-07-11||D||D||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2019-01-08||D||D||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Honor the resident's right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice.|
|2019-01-08||E||E||Resident Rights Deficiencies||The resident has the right to receive notices in a format and a language he or she understands.|
|2019-01-08||C||C||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Allow residents to easily view the nursing home's survey results and communicate with advocate agencies.|
|2019-01-08||E||E||Resident Rights Deficiencies||Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.|
|2019-01-08||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.|
|2019-01-08||E||E||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident’s preferences and goals.|
|2019-01-08||D||D||Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies||Provide for the safe, appropriate administration of IV fluids for a resident when needed.|
|2019-01-08||D||D||Pharmacy Service Deficiencies||Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.|
|2019-01-08||E||E||Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies||Provide special eating equipment and utensils for residents who need them and appropriate assistance.|
|2019-01-08||E||E||Infection Control Deficiencies||Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.|
|2019-01-08||D||D||Environmental Deficiencies||Keep all essential equipment working safely.|
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