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Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center

(866) 871-8551

395 Middle Rd, Nanticoke, PA

Services

  • 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
Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center
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395 MIDDLE RD
NANTICOKE
PA
18634
USA
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User Reviews

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 (18634) in Pennsylvania, where Birchwood Nursing And Rehabilitation Center is located, has an 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.

Security
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Demographic Profile for Nanticoke, PA, 18634

People

Male Population
47.63%
Female Population
52.37%
Median Age
44.2 Years
Average Household Income
$35,165

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
22% Below
Cost of Food
1% Above
Utilities
13% Above
Miscellaneous
Equal to

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
72.2 / 100
Water Quality
81 / 100
Superfund Sites
49 / 100
Physicians per 100k
227

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
4
Property Crimes
4