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Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

  • 29th
    National Rank
  • 675
    Nursing Homes
  • 7.59%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.04/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Pennsylvania Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a fall which caused major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric may also be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used for a variety of conditions, such as dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. These medications are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 3.12% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Pennsylvania, 88.22% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 14.84% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate the decline of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 21.64% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This indicates the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Pennsylvania, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. There is usually a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 8.92 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Pennsylvania, 72.59% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.

Pennsylvania cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Aliquippa152
Grade: B-plus
Allentown9125
Grade: B-plus
Altoona321
Grade: D
Ambler32715
Grade: A-minus
Beaver Falls252
Grade: B-minus
Bensalem12310
Grade: A
Bethel Park2158
Grade: B-plus
Bethlehem7127
Grade: A-minus
Bloomsburg222
Grade: C
Bradford310
Grade: B
Brookville201
Grade: B-minus
Broomall33910
Grade: B-minus
Bryn Mawr45623
Grade: B-minus
Butler210
Grade: B-plus
Camp Hill3143
Grade: D
Canonsburg663
Grade: B
Carbondale220
Grade: B
Carlisle832
Grade: B-minus
Chambersburg731
Grade: B-plus
Chester1163
Grade: B-minus
Cheswick2197
Grade: C
Clairton2113
Grade: B-plus
Coatesville141
Grade: A-plus
Columbia222
Grade: B
Coraopolis2124
Grade: B
Coudersport201
Grade: B-plus
Cranberry Twp230
Grade: A-minus
Dallas243
Grade: D
Danville222
Grade: B-minus
Darby25518
Grade: B-plus
Downingtown162
Grade: B
Doylestown522
Grade: B-plus
Du Bois211
Grade: C
Duncannon261
Grade: B-minus
East Stroudsburg132
Grade: C
Easton554
Grade: B-plus
Elizabethtown331
Grade: B
Ephrata222
Grade: A
Erie1443
Grade: B
Flourtown25522
Grade: A-minus
Fort Washington22510
Grade: B-plus
Franklin211
Grade: C
Gettysburg411
Grade: B
Glen Mills2133
Grade: B-plus
Glenside44919
Grade: B-minus
Greensburg851
Grade: B-minus
Greenville202
Grade: B
Grove City311
Grade: B-plus
Hanover321
Grade: B
Harrisburg5143
Grade: C
Hatboro22913
Grade: B-plus
Havertown15116
Grade: B-minus
Hazleton321
Grade: B-minus
Hermitage322
Grade: B
Hollidaysburg432
Grade: B-plus
Honey Brook221
Grade: A
Huntingdon221
Grade: C
Indiana411
Grade: B-plus
Irwin2104
Grade: F
Jenkintown34718
Grade: A
Johnstown752
Grade: B-plus
Kennett Square292
Grade: A-plus
Kingston343
Grade: D
Kittanning310
Grade: B
Lafayette Hill25325
Grade: A
Lancaster1143
Grade: B-plus
Langhorne3188
Grade: B-minus
Lansdale6912
Grade: B-plus
Latrobe211
Grade: C
Lebanon372
Grade: B
Lehighton222
Grade: B-plus
Levittown1188
Grade: B
Lewisburg231
Grade: B-plus
Lewistown221
Grade: B-minus
Lititz544
Grade: A-minus
Lock Haven211
Grade: A-minus
Manheim224
Grade: A
Markleysburg200
Grade: B
Martinsburg211
Grade: B
Mckeesport2156
Grade: B-plus
Meadville311
Grade: B
Mechanicsburg4114
Grade: B-plus
Media5244
Grade: A
Mercer211
Grade: B
Middletown271
Grade: B-minus
Monongahela242
Grade: A-minus
Monroeville5216
Grade: C
Montoursville232
Grade: C
Morrisville1134
Grade: A
Mountain Top233
Grade: C
Myerstown220
Grade: B-plus
Nanticoke232
Grade: C
Nazareth275
Grade: B
New Castle642
Grade: B-plus
New Kensington194
Grade: F
New Wilmington231
Grade: B-minus
Newtown3125
Grade: A-minus
Newtown Square2176
Grade: A-plus
Norristown61512
Grade: B-minus
Oil City211
Grade: B-minus
Orwigsburg211
Grade: B
Palmyra372
Grade: B-minus
Philadelphia497023
Grade: B-minus
Phoenixville179
Grade: C
Pittsburgh292913
Grade: B-plus
Pittston276
Grade: C
Plymouth Meeting23716
Grade: C
Pottstown433
Grade: B-minus
Pottsville221
Grade: B
Quakertown322
Grade: B-plus
Reading1035
Grade: B
Saint Marys211
Grade: B
Scranton1184
Grade: C
Shenandoah221
Grade: D
Smethport200
Grade: B-plus
Somerset211
Grade: C
Southampton2219
Grade: A-minus
State College421
Grade: B-plus
Stroudsburg232
Grade: C
Sunbury221
Grade: B
Uniontown521
Grade: B-plus
Verona22611
Grade: A
Warminster4159
Grade: B-plus
Warren211
Grade: B-plus
Washington453
Grade: B-minus
Wayne11512
Grade: B
Waynesburg211
Grade: D
Wellsboro311
Grade: B-plus
West Chester583
Grade: B-plus
West Grove231
Grade: B-minus
Wexford272
Grade: B-plus
Wilkes Barre843
Grade: C
Williamsport331
Grade: B-minus
Wyncote35422
Grade: B-plus
Wynnewood26119
Grade: A-minus
York1043
Grade: B