Golden LivingCenter-West Shore

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 9
PA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

October 10, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
12/2/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
12/2/2013
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.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/2/2013

October 26, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Some
12/18/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
12/18/2012
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
12/18/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
12/18/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/18/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
12/18/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/18/2012
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
12/18/2012

September 29, 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
11/15/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
11/15/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Very Low
Some
11/15/2011

January 22, 2014 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
Not Corrected

October 03, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/2/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/2/2013
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
12/2/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
12/2/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
12/2/2013
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
12/2/2013

May 15, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
6/25/2013
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/25/2013
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Few
6/25/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
6/25/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/25/2013

April 02, 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
5/28/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
5/28/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
5/28/2013

December 28, 2012 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
2/4/2013
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
2/4/2013

March 30, 2012 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
5/15/2012

September 29, 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.
Low
Few
11/15/2011

May 27, 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.
Low
Few
7/7/2011

March 03, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Some
Few
3/15/2011

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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