Spirit of Mercy Skilled Nursing Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
PA Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

January 23, 2014 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
3/17/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
3/17/2014
Ensure the activities program is directed by a qualified professional.
Low
Some
3/17/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
3/17/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
3/17/2014
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Some
3/17/2014
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Few
3/17/2014
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Very Low
Some
3/17/2014

March 08, 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
Many
5/7/2013
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
Some
5/7/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
5/7/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
5/7/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
5/7/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
5/7/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
5/7/2013

February 08, 2012 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
Many
3/23/2012
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Many
3/23/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
3/23/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
3/23/2012
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
Some
3/23/2012
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
3/23/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
3/23/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
3/23/2012
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Few
3/23/2012

January 13, 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
3/23/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
3/23/2012

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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