Located in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is one of just two facilities in this city. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A grade of this caliber requires strong marks in most areas. Based on our ratings, you could do much worse than this facility. Fortunately, this facility didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
1000 Seton Drive,
Orwigsburg PA 17961
74.8% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a favorable overall grade, we awarded this place an A+ for inspections. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating these inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of these deficiencies is usually more important than the quantity of deficiencies, as some of these end up being relatively minor. While this place had a few deficiencies on its inspection report, none of them were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Among this facility's other accomplishments is its elite long-term care grade. We gave them one of our strongest scores in that category, with a score of A-. Nursing homes that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the average nursing home. This facility was also able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 1.36 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.
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This nursing home's next best category was nursing. We awarded it a grade of B- in this category. While this wasn't quite as good as some of its other category grades, this isn't a bad score either. Nursing scores are tied to levels of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also weighed some quality-based assessments. This place fared well in some of the quality-based metrics we assessed. In terms of the percentage of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, this nursing home outpaced the national average.
Short-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed was short-term care, where this facility was given a grade of C. While this is its least impressive category score, this is nevertheless not a major area of concern. Our short-term care scores are critical for patients requiring rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally mandates higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This includes a vast spectrum of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. When we assessed this facility's nursing hours, we found it offered more care from registered nurses than most nursing homes. The last datapoint we looked at in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. It was respectable in this area with 47.6 percent of its patients returning home.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 7.73% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care minimizes the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint tells you the percent of long-term care residents who have experienced falls resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.81% of Patients had UTIs
This figure measures the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this datapoint can be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 15.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications may be used for a variety of conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 19.49% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3.38% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some experts argue that this is a reasonable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 89.35% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 15.62% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 23.88% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 23.88 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 8.79 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Seton Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 72.17% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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