1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132 · (412) 664-2984 · 81.66% estimated occupancy 1Updated: Aug 1, 2020 · By Nick Reese
Upmc Mckeesport Long Term Care is in Mckeesport, Pennsylvania. The city has a total of 41,283 people. This nursing home really stands out with a grade of A overall. Remarkably, this is even better than the city grade of A- in Mckeesport, which is one of the higher rated cities in Pennsylvania. We also want to point out that this facility is based in a hospital. Typically, this indicates that more intensive medical services are offered. This facility also received consistently good grades in all four of the major categories. More information about its category grades can be found below.
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Non profit - Corporation
Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)
On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this nursing home also performed well in our inspections category, where it received a grade of A+. Few nursing homes performed as well in this area. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home was hit with 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that the government inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility received dominant marks in the area of short-term care. For this reason, it was given one of our highest grades in that area with a grade of A+. With our short-term care grade, we attempt to forge a sound gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we analyze the nursing home's levels of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as occupational therapy. We weren't able to find registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. This facility performed better in this area than in its staffing levels. It performed as well as just about any nursing home in the country with 73 percent of its residents returning home. Most nursing homes are below 50 percent in this statistic.
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Long-term Care Quality
The third category we assessed was long-term care. Adding to its dominant profile, this nursing home also excelled in this area. In fact, we awarded it a of A- for that category. For residents seeking a permanent residence as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care grades are very important. In addition to looking at the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down information about this nursing home's vaccination rates. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping 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.
In the final category we scored, this facility received an impressive grade grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this score, the nursing home rounded out an elite profile. There are numerous data points included in this grade. Many of these factors are tied to staffing levels. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 generally be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Overall Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Upmc Mckeesport Long Term Care Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
This is 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 overall quality of nursing home care.