ST. CAMILLUS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at St. Camillus Residential Health Care Facility. 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. CAMILLUS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY
813 FAY ROAD
SYRACUSE, NY 13219
(315) 488-2951

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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

94%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 274
  • Certified Beds: 290

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not 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 St. Camillus Residential Health Care Facility. 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

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.4%
Total Percent:0.4%
 

Medium Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

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: 11-160.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-101.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.4%
Total Percent:3.0%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-162.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-1010.5%
ADL Index Range: 0-523.3%
Total Percent:36.4%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-164.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-108.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-59.3%
Total Percent:22.0%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-167.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-106.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-52.7%
Total Percent:16.8%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Isolation for active infectious disease
0.5%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
0.4%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.02%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Signs of depression
0.7%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.7%
Total Percent:2.3%
 

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
1.9%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Signs of depression
1.1%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
1.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Signs of depression
0.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
1.2%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Signs of depression
0.7%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.2%
Total Percent:7.8%
 

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: 15-16
- Signs of depression
0.05%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Signs of depression
1.1%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.9%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Signs of depression
0.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
1.7%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Signs of depression
0.5%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
2.1%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Signs of depression
0.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- No Signs of depression
0.5%
Total Percent:8.1%
 

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: 15-16
- Less restorative nursing
0.3%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
0.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
1.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
0.4%
Total Percent:2.2%
 

Rating Details For St. Camillus Residential Health Care Facility

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) Hours32 Minutes1 Hour and 9 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour and 15 Minutes42 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 31 Minutes2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 47 Minutes1 Hour and 51 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 18 Minutes4 Hours and 21 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 New York are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNew York 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%93%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%8%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores3%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair4%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased16%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain4%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious21%14%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse18%13%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained2%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight10%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder15%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder66%53%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%87%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%87%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores8%15%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain34%16%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%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 07/29/2010.

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

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 07/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008

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.
  • Inspection Date: 06/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2009
Keep Each Resident Free from Physical Restraints, Unless Needed for Medical Treatment.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/24/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 07/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 07/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 07/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008
Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 06/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 06/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 06/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2009

Resident Rights

Make Sure Each Resident Has the Right to Choose Activities, Schedules and Health Care According to His or Her Interests, Assessment, and Plan of Care.
  • Inspection Date: 07/18/2008
  • Correction Date: 09/19/2008
Try to Resolve Each Resident's Complaints Quickly.
  • Inspection Date: 06/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/25/2009
Try to Resolve Each Resident's Complaints Quickly.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/24/2010

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for St. Camillus Residential Health Care Facility, 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 Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/31/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/14/2008

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: 09/05/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/23/2008

Nutrition and Dietary

Make Sure That the Attending Doctor Orders Special Diets.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/31/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/14/2008
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; New York State Department of Health - Retrieved 2011