Southwestern Nursing Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 13
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 3
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.

April 19, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
1) provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Some
6/4/2013
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
6/4/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/4/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
6/4/2013
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
6/4/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
6/4/2013
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Very Low
Some
6/4/2013

May 11, 2012 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
Many
7/9/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
7/9/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
7/9/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Very Low
Some
7/9/2012

April 21, 2011 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
Many
6/1/2011
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Many
6/1/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
6/1/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
6/1/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
6/1/2011

July 30, 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
9/8/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
9/8/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
9/8/2013

March 06, 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
Many
3/15/2013

January 31, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
3/13/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
3/13/2013

May 31, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
7/9/2012

February 22, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
4/18/2012

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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