Altoona Center for Nursing Care

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
4
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
PA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

March 14, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/26/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/26/2013

February 09, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
3/23/2012

March 03, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/12/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
4/12/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Very Low
Some
4/12/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Very Low
Some
4/12/2011

October 28, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

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
Few
12/12/2011
Permit residents to remain in the facility and not be transferred or discharged without adequate reason.
Low
Few
12/12/2011

April 13, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
5/10/2011

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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