Bethlehem Commons Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
NY State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
NY Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 6
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

April 23, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
6/22/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Very Low
Many
6/22/2013

March 06, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Some
4/25/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
4/25/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
4/25/2012
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
4/25/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/25/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
4/25/2012

June 15, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
8/14/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
8/14/2011
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
8/14/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
8/14/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
8/14/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Many
8/14/2011

October 25, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
11/22/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Many
11/22/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
11/22/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/22/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/22/2013
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
High
Many
11/22/2013

August 16, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
10/15/2013

April 23, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Tell the resident or the residentâ’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentâ’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
6/22/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Many
6/22/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/22/2013

April 13, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
4/26/2012

February 01, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
3/4/2012

January 04, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
2/29/2012
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
2/29/2012

June 15, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
8/14/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
8/14/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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