Gettysburg Lutheran Nursing Rehabilitation Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 15
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 0
Updated June 19, 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.

December 13, 2013 Health Inspection

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
2/11/2014
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
2/11/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
2/11/2014
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
2/11/2014
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
2/11/2014
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
2/11/2014
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
2/11/2014
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
2/11/2014
Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Low
Few
2/11/2014

January 25, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
3/12/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
3/12/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
3/12/2013
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
3/12/2013

December 01, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
1/13/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Few
1/13/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
1/13/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
1/13/2012

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

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 June 19, 2014.


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