SUN CITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Sun City Health and Rehabilitation 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

SUN CITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER
9940 WEST UNION HILLS DRIVE
SUN CITY, AZ 85373
(623) 933-0022

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Percent of Beds Occupied

73%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 86
  • Certified Beds: 118

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Partnership
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • 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 "Ultra-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 Sun City Health and Rehabilitation 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: 11-1630.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-1027.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-519.9%
Total Percent:77.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-102.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.9%
Total Percent:8.9%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.3%
ADL Index Range: 6-102.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.3%
Total Percent:6.8%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-160.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.9%
Total Percent:3.2%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
0.6%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.8%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
Total Percent:1.6%
 

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: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
0.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

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: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
1.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
0.2%
Total Percent:1.6%
 

Rating Details For Sun City Health and Rehabilitation 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) Hours26 Minutes1 Hour and 6 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours56 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 14 Minutes2 Hours and 12 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 22 Minutes1 Hour and 49 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 36 Minutes4 Hours

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 Arizona are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityArizona Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination69%87%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season84%87%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight1%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection13%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores9%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse2%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder52%54%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain2%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious3%12%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination58%86%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season73%85%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores10%11%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain13%28%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-2%

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 02/09/2011.

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

Administration

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Give or Get Lab Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Give Lab Tests Only when the Attending Doctor Ordered Them.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Give or Get X-Rays and Other Tests to Meet the Needs of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Keep Signed and Dated Reports of X-Rays and Other Tests.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 02/09/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/08/2011

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Make Sure That Residents Receive Treatment/Services to Continue to Be Able to Care for Themselves, Unless a Change is Unavoidable.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Inspection Date: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 02/09/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/08/2011

Resident Rights

Have a Private Telephone Available for Use.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 09/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/09/2008

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Sun City Health and Rehabilitation 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

Administration

Choose a Doctor to Be the Medical Director.
  • Complaint Filed: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 11/06/2009
  • Correction Date: 01/12/2010

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have 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.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/16/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/15/2008
1) Hire Only People Who Have 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.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/21/2010
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/21/2010
Protect Each Resident from All Abuse, Physical Punishment, and Being Separated from Others.
  • Complaint Filed: 06/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/21/2010

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 Sun City Health and Rehabilitation 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 02/18/2011.

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

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 09/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2008

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 11/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/16/2009

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011

Furnishings and Decorations

Exits That Are Free from Obstructions and Can Be Used at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 11/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/16/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 09/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2008
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 11/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 12/16/2009

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 09/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2008
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/25/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/15/2008
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 02/18/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/07/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Department of Health Services of Arizona - Assurance and Licensure Division of Long Term Care - Retrieved 2011