Guardian Elder Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 9
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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 05, 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
Some
1/21/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
1/21/2014
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
1/21/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
1/21/2014
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
1/21/2014
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Some
1/21/2014
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
Few
1/21/2014
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
1/21/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/21/2014

January 31, 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
Some
3/18/2013
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
Some
3/18/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
3/18/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
3/18/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
3/18/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
3/18/2013

December 08, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
1/7/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
1/7/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
1/7/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
1/7/2012

December 05, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
1/21/2014

July 24, 2013 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
8/13/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
8/13/2013
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Few
8/13/2013

July 03, 2013 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
8/13/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
8/13/2013
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Some
8/13/2013

January 31, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
3/18/2013
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Some
3/18/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
3/18/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
3/18/2013
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
3/18/2013

November 15, 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
12/16/2012
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/16/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Some
12/16/2012

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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