34th
695
6.7%
3.22stars
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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+
6.7%

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
3.27%

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 hygeine 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
15.35%

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
19.92%

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+
2.39%

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-
89.46%

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
14.62%

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-
19.07%

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+
1.51

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-
19.07

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+
8.54

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: 87,870

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Exceptional Care for Children
  2. Newark Manor Nursing Home
  3. Forwood Manor
  4. Stonegates
  5. Providence Point Healthcare Residence
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. Transitional Sub-Acute Unit
  3. Sacred Heart Hospital Tcf
  4. Snu Armstrong Co Memorial Hospital
  5. United Health Svs Hosp - Binghamton Hosp T C U
Pennsylvania is ranked as the 35th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Valley View Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
  2. Delaware Valley Veteran's Home
  3. Cornwall Manor
  4. Heath Village
  5. Good Shepherd Home-Bethlehem
Pennsylvania is ranked as the 40th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Lebanon Valley Home The
  2. Transitional Sub-Acute Unit
  3. Fairmount Homes
  4. Holy Family Home
  5. Clover Rest Home
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
Aliquippa152
A
Allentown9125
A-
Altoona321
F
Ambler32715
A
Annville261
A+
Beaver Falls252
B-
Bensalem12310
A+
Bethel Park2158
A
Bethlehem8127
A-
Bloomsburg222
D
Bradford310
B-
Brookville201
C
Broomall33910
B-
Bryn Mawr45623
B
Butler210
B+
Camp Hill3143
F
Canonsburg763
B-
Carbondale220
D
Carlisle832
B
Chambersburg731
B+
Chester1163
B
Cheswick2197
D
Clairton2113
B+
Coatesville141
A+
Columbia222
B
Coraopolis2124
B+
Coudersport201
A-
Cranberry Twp230
A
Dallas343
B-
Danville222
D
Darby25518
B
Downingtown162
B
Doylestown522
B
Du Bois211
C
Duncannon261
B+
East Stroudsburg132
F
Easton554
B-
Elizabethtown331
B
Ephrata222
A-
Erie1543
B+
Flourtown25522
B+
Fort Washington22510
B
Franklin211
B-
Gettysburg411
B-
Glen Mills2133
B
Glenside44919
C
Greensburg851
C
Greenville202
B-
Grove City411
B
Hanover321
A-
Harrisburg5143
C
Hatboro22913
B+
Havertown15116
C
Hazleton321
F
Hermitage322
B-
Hollidaysburg432
B
Honey Brook221
A
Huntingdon221
C
Indiana411
B-
Irwin2104
D
Jenkintown34718
A+
Johnstown652
B-
Kennett Square292
A+
Kingston343
C
Kittanning310
B
Lafayette Hill25325
A+
Lancaster1143
B+
Langhorne3188
B
Lansdale6912
B+
Lansdowne25819
D
Latrobe211
F
Lebanon372
C
Lehighton222
B+
Levittown1188
B-
Lewisburg231
B-
Lewistown221
C
Lititz544
A-
Lock Haven211
B
Manheim224
A-
Markleysburg200
C
Martinsburg211
A
Mckeesport3156
A-
Meadville311
B
Mechanicsburg4114
B
Media5244
A
Mercer211
B-
Middletown271
B
Milford211
B-
Monongahela242
A-
Monroeville5216
B+
Montoursville232
C
Morrisville1134
B+
Mount Pleasant222
B-
Mountain Top233
B-
Myerstown220
B+
Nanticoke232
D
Nazareth275
B+
New Castle642
B-
New Kensington194
D
New Wilmington231
B
Newtown3125
A
Newtown Square2176
A+
Norristown61512
B-
Oakmont22611
B
Oil City211
A-
Orwigsburg211
B
Palmyra372
C
Philadelphia497023
B-
Phoenixville279
B+
Pittsburgh322913
B+
Pittston276
B-
Plymouth Meeting23716
D
Pottstown433
C
Pottsville321
C
Quakertown322
B-
Reading1035
B
Saint Marys211
B+
Scranton1184
C
Sharon223
B
Shenandoah221
D
Smethport200
B+
Somerset211
B-
Southampton2219
A
State College421
B+
Stroudsburg232
D
Sunbury321
B
Uniontown521
B
Verona22611
A+
Warminster4159
B+
Warren211
B
Warrington296
B-
Washington453
C
Wayne11512
B+
Waynesburg211
B-
Wellsboro311
B-
West Chester683
B+
West Grove231
B-
Wexford272
B+
Wilkes Barre843
C
Williamsport431
B-
Wyncote35422
B
Wynnewood26119
A-
York1043
B-