Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center

(855) 638-4685

395 Middle Rd, Nanticoke, PA

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 121 beds based in Nanticoke, PA. At last check, the facility had 108 residents indicating that it is 89% occupied which is about average within the state of Pennsylvania. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 64% of nursing homes in Pennsylvania. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center with other senior care providers in Pennsylvania. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/17/2012.
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Description of Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center in Nanticoke, PA

Number of Beds : 121

Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania provides the following services: Nursing Home, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center has an unrated hospital, Geisinger South Wilkes Barre, located nearby, which scored a out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Pennsylvania, where Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center can be found here.

Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.



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    Demographic Profile for Nanticoke, PA,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Nanticoke PA
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Geisinger South Wilkes Barre

    25 Church Street
    Wilkes Barre PA 18765
    Distance: 5 miles
    Tel: 570-826-3100
    Average Rating:

    Wilkes Barre General Hospital

    575 North River Street
    Wilkes Barre PA 18764
    Distance: 8 miles
    Tel: 570-829-8111
    Average Rating: 85%

    Wilkes Barre Va Medical Center

    1111 East End Boulevard
    Wilkes Barre PA 18711
    Distance: 9 miles
    Tel: 570-824-3521
    Average Rating: 95%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Weis Markets Inc

    1 Weis Plz
    Distance: 1.1 miles
    (570) 735-3979

    Medicine Shoppe

    69 N Market St
    Distance: 1.1 miles
    (570) 735-5114

    Pennsylvania Cvs Pharmacy, L.L.C.

    555 E Main St
    Distance: 1.1 miles
    (570) 735-2320
    Nearby Churches

    St Joseph's Catholic Church

    107 E Noble St
    Nanticoke, PA
    Distance: 1.1 miles

    St George's Episcopal Church

    408 E Main St
    Nanticoke, PA
    Distance: 1.2 miles

    St Stanislaus Church Rectory

    38 W Church St
    Nanticoke, PA
    Distance: 1.2 miles

  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation
  • Continued Care Community
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No