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Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

  • 29th
    National Rank
  • 425
    Nursing Homes
  • 7.73%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.11/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Pennsylvania Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 7.73% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 3.42% of Patients had 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.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs

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.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 15.6% of Patients use 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.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 19.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

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

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 3.38% of Patients

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

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-minus

In Pennsylvania, 89.35% of Patients

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

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Pennsylvania, 15.62% Percentage of Patients

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.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 23.88% Percentage of Residents

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.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

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

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Pennsylvania, 23.88 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

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.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Pennsylvania, 8.79 Percentage of Patients

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.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Pennsylvania, 72.17% Percentage of Resident

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.

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: A-minus
Allentown6125
Grade: B-plus
Altoona221
Grade: D
Ambler32715
Grade: B-plus
Beaver Falls252
Grade: C
Bethlehem3127
Grade: B-plus
Bloomsburg122
Grade: F
Bradford210
Grade: B
Brookville201
Grade: B-minus
Broomall23910
Grade: B-minus
Bryn Mawr25623
Grade: F
Butler110
Grade: C
Camp Hill1143
Grade: F
Canonsburg563
Grade: C
Carlisle432
Grade: C
Chambersburg631
Grade: B-plus
Coatesville141
Grade: A-plus
Coraopolis1124
Grade: B-plus
Coudersport201
Grade: A-minus
Cranberry Twp230
Grade: A-minus
Dallas343
Grade: B
Danville222
Grade: C
Darby25518
Grade: B-plus
Downingtown162
Grade: B-minus
Doylestown222
Grade: B
Duncannon261
Grade: B
East Stroudsburg132
Grade: F
Easton154
Grade: A-minus
Ephrata222
Grade: A
Erie443
Grade: B-plus
Gettysburg411
Grade: B-minus
Glenside24919
Grade: B
Greensburg751
Grade: B-minus
Hanover221
Grade: B
Harrisburg1143
Grade: C
Havertown15116
Grade: C
Hazleton121
Grade: B-minus
Hermitage222
Grade: C
Hollidaysburg432
Grade: B-plus
Honey Brook221
Grade: A
Indiana311
Grade: B-plus
Irwin1104
Grade: F
Jenkintown34718
Grade: A
Johnstown352
Grade: B-plus
Kingston143
Grade: D
Lancaster843
Grade: B-minus
Langhorne1188
Grade: B-plus
Lansdale4912
Grade: B-plus
Lebanon272
Grade: B-minus
Levittown1188
Grade: C
Lewisburg231
Grade: B-plus
Lewistown221
Grade: B
Lititz544
Grade: B-plus
Manheim224
Grade: A
Mckeesport2156
Grade: B-minus
Mechanicsburg3114
Grade: B
Media3244
Grade: B-plus
Monongahela242
Grade: B-plus
Monroeville3216
Grade: B-minus
Morrisville1134
Grade: A-minus
Nanticoke232
Grade: B-minus
Nazareth275
Grade: B-plus
New Castle442
Grade: B-plus
Newtown2125
Grade: A-plus
Norristown31512
Grade: C
Oakmont22611
Grade: B
Orwigsburg211
Grade: B
Palmyra372
Grade: B
Philadelphia307023
Grade: B-minus
Pittsburgh232913
Grade: B
Pittston176
Grade: D
Plymouth Meeting23716
Grade: D
Pottstown433
Grade: B
Pottsville221
Grade: B
Quakertown222
Grade: B
Reading635
Grade: B
Scranton684
Grade: C
Shenandoah221
Grade: D
Southampton1219
Grade: A-plus
State College221
Grade: A
Sunbury221
Grade: B
Uniontown321
Grade: B-plus
Warminster2159
Grade: B
Warren211
Grade: B
Washington253
Grade: B
West Chester483
Grade: B
Wilkes Barre643
Grade: C
Williamsport231
Grade: B-plus
Wyncote25422
Grade: B-plus
York943
Grade: B