34th
689
6.71%
3.23stars
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Pennsylvania Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

B+
6.71%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are routinely associated with lower quality nursing care. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

B
3.28%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often the result of worse hygiene protocols. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for UTI's.

B+
2.11%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

B
15.33%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

B
19.89%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This indicates the percent of residents who are exhibiting signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may imply worse patient care.

B+
2.38%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percentage of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

B-
89.92%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence.

B
14.64%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who remained mobile levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is critical to residents' physical and mental health.

B+
19.1%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

B+
1.5

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of patients.

B-
19.1

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to measure the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

B+
8.42

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

B-
64.28%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Pennsylvania's
Nursing Home Quality
B
B-
Long-Term Care
A-
Inspection Reports
B
Nurse Quality
B
Short-Term Care
More information about Pennsylvania
Number of Hospitals: 190
Number of Dialysis facilities: 326
Number of Medicaid beds: 87,682

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Governor Bacon Health Center
  2. Exceptional Care for Children
  3. Spiritrust Lutheran the Village at Luther Ridge
  4. Newark Manor Nursing Home
  5. Forwood Manor
Pennsylvania is ranked as the 34th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Upmc Northwest Transitional Care Unit
  2. Snu Armstrong Co Memorial Hospital
  3. Transitional Sub-Acute Unit
  4. Sacred Heart Hospital Tcf
  5. Rehabilitation Center at Brethren Village
Pennsylvania is ranked as the 36th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Valley View Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
  2. Governor Bacon Health Center
  3. Delaware Valley Veteran's Home
  4. Cornwall Manor
  5. Good Shepherd Home-Bethlehem
Pennsylvania is ranked as the 38th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Neshaminy Manor Home
  2. Riddle Memorial Hosp Hb Snf
  3. Lehigh Valley Hospital Tsu
  4. Clover Rest Home
  5. Fairmount Homes
Pennsylvania is ranked as the 24th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Pennsylvania cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Aliquippa1 5 2
A
Allentown9 12 5
A-
Altoona3 2 1
F
Ambler3 27 15
A
Annville2 6 1
A+
Beaver Falls2 5 2
B-
Bensalem1 23 10
A+
Bethel Park2 15 8
A
Bethlehem7 12 7
A-
Bloomsburg2 2 2
C
Bradford3 1 0
B-
Brookville2 0 1
C
Broomall3 39 10
B-
Bryn Mawr4 56 23
B
Butler1 1 0
B
Camp Hill3 14 3
F
Canonsburg6 6 3
B-
Carbondale2 2 0
D
Carlisle8 3 2
B
Chambersburg7 3 1
B+
Chester1 16 3
B
Cheswick2 19 7
D
Clairton2 11 3
B+
Coatesville1 4 1
A+
Columbia2 2 2
B
Coraopolis2 12 4
B+
Coudersport2 0 1
A-
Cranberry Twp2 3 0
A
Dallas3 4 3
B-
Danville2 2 2
D
Darby2 55 18
B+
Downingtown1 6 2
B
Doylestown5 2 2
B
Du Bois2 1 1
C
Duncannon2 6 1
B+
East Stroudsburg1 3 2
F
Easton5 5 4
B
Elizabethtown3 3 1
B
Ephrata2 2 2
A-
Erie15 4 3
B+
Flourtown2 55 22
B+
Fort Washington2 25 10
B
Franklin2 1 1
B-
Gettysburg4 1 1
B-
Glen Mills2 13 3
B+
Glenside4 49 19
B-
Greensburg8 5 1
C
Greenville2 0 2
B-
Grove City3 1 1
B
Hanover3 2 1
B+
Harrisburg5 14 3
D
Hatboro2 29 13
B+
Havertown1 51 16
C
Hazleton3 2 1
F
Hermitage3 2 2
B
Hollidaysburg4 3 2
B+
Honey Brook2 2 1
A
Huntingdon2 2 1
C
Indiana4 1 1
B-
Irwin2 10 4
C
Jenkintown3 47 18
A+
Johnstown6 5 2
B-
Kennett Square2 9 2
A+
Kingston3 4 3
C
Kittanning3 1 0
B
Lafayette Hill2 53 25
A+
Lancaster11 4 3
B
Langhorne3 18 8
B
Lansdale6 9 12
B+
Lansdowne2 58 19
C
Latrobe2 1 1
F
Lebanon3 7 2
B-
Lehighton2 2 2
B+
Levittown1 18 8
B-
Lewisburg2 3 1
B-
Lewistown2 2 1
C
Lititz5 4 4
A-
Lock Haven2 1 1
B
Manheim2 2 4
A-
Markleysburg2 0 0
B-
Martinsburg2 1 1
B
Mckeesport3 15 6
A-
Meadville3 1 1
B+
Mechanicsburg4 11 4
B
Media5 24 4
A
Mercer2 1 1
B-
Middletown2 7 1
B+
Milford2 1 1
D
Monongahela2 4 2
A-
Monroeville5 21 6
B+
Montoursville2 3 2
C
Morrisville1 13 4
B+
Mountain Top2 3 3
B-
Myerstown2 2 0
B+
Nanticoke2 3 2
F
Nazareth2 7 5
B+
New Castle6 4 2
B-
New Kensington1 9 4
D
New Wilmington2 3 1
B
Newtown3 12 5
A
Newtown Square2 17 6
A+
Norristown6 15 12
B-
Oakmont2 26 11
B
Oil City2 1 1
A-
Orwigsburg2 1 1
B+
Palmyra3 7 2
C
Philadelphia49 70 23
B-
Phoenixville2 7 9
A-
Pittsburgh31 29 13
B
Pittston2 7 6
B-
Plymouth Meeting2 37 16
D
Pottstown4 3 3
B-
Pottsville3 2 1
B-
Quakertown3 2 2
B
Reading10 3 5
B
Saint Marys2 1 1
B+
Scranton11 8 4
C
Sharon2 2 3
B+
Shenandoah2 2 1
D
Smethport2 0 0
B+
Somerset2 1 1
B-
Southampton2 21 9
A+
State College4 2 1
B+
Stroudsburg2 3 2
C
Sunbury2 2 1
B-
Uniontown5 2 1
B
Verona2 26 11
A+
Warminster4 15 9
B+
Warren2 1 1
B
Warrington2 9 6
B-
Washington4 5 3
C
Wayne1 15 12
B
Waynesburg2 1 1
B-
Wellsboro3 1 1
B-
West Chester6 8 3
B+
West Grove2 3 1
B-
Wexford2 7 2
B+
Wilkes Barre8 4 3
C
Williamsport4 3 1
B-
Wyncote3 54 22
B
Wynnewood2 61 19
A-
York10 4 3
B