Sweden Valley Manor is a senior living facility in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, a city with a total of 5,929 people. With an overall score of B-, this is a respectable facility. At the end of the day, this place ought to be a good fit for most people. This facility is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have any bad scores in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories can be found below.
Sweden Valley Manor
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Registered Staff Hours
We want to draw your attention to the fact that this nursing home really outperformed its overall grade in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our best scores in this category with an A. Our inspection grades are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Fortunately, although this nursing home had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G through L. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. A couple minor deficiencies are not the end of the world.
This facility performed well in the category of nursing. We awarded it an B- for that category, which is one of our best grades. Our nursing grade is mostly associated with the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality measures. Although this place got docked a bit for nursing hours, it actually excelled in some of these quality measures. With less than five percent of its patients sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed remarkably well in this statistic. This is generally an indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as having a policy of turning a patient more frequently.
Does this page answer your questions about Sweden Valley Manor?
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home received its third most favorable category grade in the area of short-term care. We gave this facility a grade of B- in this category, which is an acceptable score. In the area of short-term care, we attempt to evaluate indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and physical, occupational and other therapists. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the information this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this category is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 4.8 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home, which is below average.
Long-term Care Quality
Switching gears to our last category, this facility was given a grade of C for long-term care, which we consider to be a decent score. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to maintain patients' quality of life and keep them safe. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 97.22222 percent of its residents, which is more than the average nursing home. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Sweden Valley Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Sweden Valley Manor, 7.59% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Sweden Valley Manor, 3.37% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More supervision can minimize the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Sweden Valley Manor, 1.9% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are routinely associated with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can reduce the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this metric is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Sweden Valley Manor, 15.54% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Sweden Valley Manor, 19.74% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of long-term residents which were prescribed antianxiety medication. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Sweden Valley Manor, 3.12% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients demonstrating signs of depression. Many believe that this is a measure of quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Sweden Valley Manor, 88.22% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Sweden Valley Manor, 14.84% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Sweden Valley Manor, 21.64% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' health.
In Sweden Valley Manor, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is key to maintaining the physical health of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Sweden Valley Manor, 21.64 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Sweden Valley Manor, 8.92 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Sweden Valley Manor, 72.59% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation performance.
- Upmc ColeCritical Access Hospitals 0.09 miles away1001 East Second Street Coudersport Pennsylvania 16915Voluntary non-profit - Other(814) 274-9301