PHOEBE RICHLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Phoebe Richland Health Care Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

PHOEBE RICHLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER
108 SOUTH MAIN STREET
RICHLANDTOWN, PA 18955
(267) 371-4516

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

80%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 115
  • Certified Beds: 143

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • Part of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Very High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Phoebe Richland Health Care Center. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-169.8%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-510.7%
Total Percent:28.4%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1610.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1016.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-526.6%
Total Percent:53.2%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-165.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.0%
Total Percent:8.9%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-166.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-102.0%
Total Percent:8.4%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
0.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
0.6%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Rating Details For Phoebe Richland Health Care Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours54 Minutes1 Hour and 20 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours42 Minutes42 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 11 Minutes2 Hours and 35 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 36 Minutes2 Hours and 3 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 47 Minutes4 Hours and 38 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Pennsylvania are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityPennsylvania Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%90%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores5%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased12%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious24%19%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder67%63%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse12%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection3%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%8%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season86%84%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%84%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain19%20%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 08/13/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That the Attending Doctor Orders Special Diets.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010
Provide Special Eating Equipment and Utensils for Each Resident Who Needs Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 09/04/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/01/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/30/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 08/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Phoebe Richland Health Care Center, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Complaint Filed: 02/15/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/11/2011

Quality Care

Make Sure That Each Resident Gets Help to Keep Vision and Hearing.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/13/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Phoebe Richland Health Care Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 08/23/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2010

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Exit and Exit Access

At Least Two Remote Exits on Each Floor or Fire Section of the Building.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 08/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/02/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/02/2008

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Properly Sized and Located Compartments to Protect Residents from Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/04/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Pennsylvania Department of Health - Retrieved 2011