ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL, DISTINCT PART

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at St. Joseph's Hospital, Distinct Part. 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

ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL, DISTINCT PART
AMALIA DRIVE #1
BUCKHANNON, WV 26201
(304) 473-2000

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 16
  • Certified Beds: 16

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Church Related
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Nearby Cities:

Clarksburg | Bridgeport | Elkins

Rating Details For St. Joseph's Hospital, Distinct Part

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) Hours49 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours35 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 20 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 24 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 44 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 West Virginia are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityWest Virginia Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%93%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%90%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection-11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious14%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased13%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight11%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%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 05/11/2011.

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

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/08/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/29/2008
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 05/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/05/2011

Pharmacy Service

1) Make Sure That Residents Who Take Drugs Are Not Given Too Many Doses or for Too Long; 2) Make Sure That the Use of Drugs is Carefully Watched; or 3) Stop or Change Drugs That Cause Unwanted Effects.
  • Inspection Date: 05/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/05/2011
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 05/11/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/05/2011

Quality Care

Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/30/2008

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 07/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/02/2009

Resident Rights

Provide Proof That All Residents' Personal Money Which is Deposited with the Nursing Home, is Secure.
  • Inspection Date: 08/28/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/26/2008
Provide Proof That All Residents' Personal Money Which is Deposited with the Nursing Home, is Secure.
  • Inspection Date: 07/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/01/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Dept of Health and Human Resources of West Virginia-Office of Health Facility Licensure and Cert - Retrieved 2011