Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

Luzerne County, PA

Our residents don't live in our facility; we work in their home. Our personal approach to round-the-clock skilled nursing and therapy services includes routine, timely communication as well as a focus on your family taking part in your care experience. At Birchwood, we take pride in the personalized and compassionate care that we provideMore 

Quality of Care

Levels of Care

Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center offers 3 types of care: Short Term / Respite Care, and Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care, and Rehab.

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • Memory Care
  • Short Term / Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care
  • Adult Day Care
  • Rehab
What are levels of care?

Levels of care refer to how much assistance a person needs with health management, as well as activities of daily living. Activities of daily living are tasks like dressing, taking a bath or shower, using the restroom, and eating.

Additional considerations include whether the individual can take prescription medications or manage chronic conditions independently, or whether some assistance from a caregiver is needed.

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Within this Community

To ensure that the care needs of you or your loved one are met if they change over time, Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center offers 1 community: Skilled Nursing at Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Summary Measures
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State Average
National Average
Overall
1
3.1
3.2
Health Inspection
1
2.8
2.8
Staffing
3
2.9
3.2
Resident Care Quality Rating
4
3.7
3.7
Staffing
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State Average
National Average
Total Number of Licensed Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
3.5
3.8
4.1
RN Hours Per Resident Per Day
0.97
0.82
0.89
LPN/LVN Hours Per Resident Per Day
0.72
0.87
0.85
Nurse Aide Hours Per Resident Per Day
1.8
2.1
2.5
Physical Therapist Hours Per Resident Per Day
0.095
0.10
0.10
Quality of Resident Care
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State Average
National Average
Short-Stay Quality of Resident Care
4
3.5
3.7
Long-Stay Quality of Resident Care
4
3.8
3.6
Penalties
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State Average
National Average
Number of Fines
0
1.3
1.4
Number of Payment Denials by Medicare
0
1.2
1.1

Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Contracts and Cost

Plan Types

  1. Type CFee-For-Service Contracts

Type C or Fee for Service contracts generally have a lower entrance fee and monthly service fee than Type A contracts, but do not include expenses for assisted living or skilled nursing. These services are paid for as needed at the market rate, and are often difficult to predict.

Entrance Fee 90% Refundable
Entrance Fee Non-Refundable
Monthly Fee
Semi-Private Room
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Private Room
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
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$6,200
$475
2 Bedroom
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Prices shown reflect minimum costs and may be out of date. Please contact the community directly for complete pricing details.

Benevolent Care

Benevolent Care
No data found for this community's benevolent care availability.

Benevolent Care is the discounting of fees for current residents who have exhausted their assets. It is generally only available to residents who appeared likely to be able to cover the full cost of their care at the time of application. Communities which offer Benevolent Care typically guarantee that residents can stay in the community if they outlive their assets, dependent on endowment funds.

Living at Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

Types of Units

Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center offers 2 types of units: Private Room, and Semi-Private Room.

  • Private Room
  • Semi-Private Room
  • Studio
  • One Bedroom Apt
  • Two Bedroom Apt
  • Cottage
  • Townhouse

Dining

Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center offers 1 dining option: Casual Dining.

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Private Dining
  • Formal Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Pub
  • Sunday Brunch

Religious Services

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Eligibility & Pets

  • Minimum age: 60

Amenities

    Salon/Beauty Shop

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit
For Profit
Parent Organization
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Year Opened
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Reviews of Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Average rating from 5 reviews:

  • I have worked here and I have had family stay here, so either way I 100% recommend Birchwood, whether you are looking for a job or need a nursing home/rehab facility, they have the BEST employees who really take care of the residents like they would their own family. Of course, any family may haveMore 
    Amanda Stryczynski · a year ago
  • I work here and I've read though the reviews, and I was so upset to read the employees/staff anyone from there isn't hard working/care is poor. I've worked every single shift at least once and I have yet to meet someone who isn't loving and supportive and giving there upmost best care they can. BeingMore 
    Amelia London · 8 months ago
  • The kindness and caring was evident the minute we came in. The staff was excellant and made us comfortable. Their genorosity in helping with a fundraiser for my son showed their compassion for others. Much love and gratitude for everyone there.
    Jack Corra · a year ago
  • Excellent place I highly recommend Birchwood....I was there for a short stay before and after i had a hip replacement....the nursing staff was friendly and very attentive and their physical therapy department is beyond excellent,caring and very knowledgeable staff.i cant say enough about the physical therapy department.if i ever needed physical therapy or a nursingMore 
    Tony Strish · a year ago
  • I have worked here a couple of years now. Fast paced days & nights. When I started my co-workers "took" me in right away! Lol! I knew alot of them from just working in this field..& you will too! It was like a family reunion!..I have been in quite a few facilities & this isMore 
    Beth Meehan · a year ago