- Pennsylvania’s nursing home ranking slipped six spots and one letter grade lower; ranking #32 overall while posting a “D” grade.
- Pennsylvania scored failing or below average grades in 5 of 8 quality measures.
- Pennsylvania nursing home’s frontline caregiver ranks continue to be among the most depleted in the nation as facilities provided fewer than 2 hours and 16 minutes of direct care per resident per day over the past year.
- Less than half of Pennsylvania’s nursing homes provide above average direct care staffing, resulting in a high percentage of understaffed homes.
- Severe deficiencies rose more than 5 percent over the previous year.
- Despite the glaringly high percentage of facilities with deficiencies, Pennsylvania regulators issued relatively few severe deficiencies when compared to other states.
- Pennsylvania nursing home care ranks fourth overall in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
|Direct Care Staffing Above Average||47.36%||F||44||43||F||38.55%|
|Direct Care Staffing Hours per Resident||2.26||F||44||45||F||2.23|
|Facilities With Deficiencies||95.72%||D||39||26||C||91.65%|
|Facilities With Severe Deficiencies||10.41%||A||8||4||A||5.23%|
|Health Inspections Above Average||43.22%||B||17||19||B||34.79%|
|Professional Nurse Staffing Above Average||55.92%||D||33||32||D||48.08%|
|Professional Nursing Hours per Resident||1.76||B||14||13||B||0.93|
|Verified Ombudsman Complaints||80.51%||D||33||22||C||75.89%|