UPMC Muncy is the only option we identified in Muncy, Pennsylvania. Featuring an overall grade of B+, this is a very good nursing home. Based on our assessment, this facility has quite a bit going for it. This facility's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection reports, which is addressed in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
To pair with its strong overall performance, we awarded this facility an A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 2 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe. This means that the government inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to be an immediate risk to patient health or safety. Remember that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
This facility received high grades in the area of nursing as well. In fact, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A-. Nursing ratings are primarily tied to the nursing home's nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a place has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can frequently be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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Short-term Care Quality
This facility was given an impressive short-term care grade as well. We gave it one of our higher scores in that category with a score of B+. Our short-term care ratings are based on a nursing home's quantity of highly-skilled nursing services. This includes a broad range of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final statistic we assessed in this area is the number of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 4.6 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to the last area, this nursing home received a decent long-term care rating. While this is not nearly as impressive as a few of its other grades, this is still not a terrible score. In crafting these long-term care scores, we assess the facility's ability to maintain its permanent residents' health and quality of life. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 100 percent of its patients, which is better than most nursing homes. This place was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
UPMC Muncy Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In UPMC Muncy, 7.72% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This figure is is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In UPMC Muncy, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In UPMC Muncy, 1.92% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In UPMC Muncy, 15.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In UPMC Muncy, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are given to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In UPMC Muncy, 3.23% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who are showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In UPMC Muncy, 88.5% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In UPMC Muncy, 15.28% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as moving around and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In UPMC Muncy, 23.65% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Many would argue that mobility is vital to patients health.
In UPMC Muncy, 1.24 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In UPMC Muncy, 23.65 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In UPMC Muncy, 8.84 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In UPMC Muncy, 72.22% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.
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