Scranton Health Care Center

Health Inspections

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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 6
PA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 3
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 17, 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
12/3/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/3/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/3/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
12/3/2013
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Very Low
Some
12/3/2013

November 15, 2012 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.
Low
Some
12/27/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
12/27/2012
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
12/27/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
12/27/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
12/27/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/27/2012

October 07, 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
Some
11/22/2011
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Low
Few
11/22/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
11/22/2011

August 01, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
9/3/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/3/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/3/2013

May 14, 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
6/10/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
6/10/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
6/10/2013
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
6/10/2013

February 15, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
4/15/2013
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
4/15/2013
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
3/26/2013

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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