LIFE CARE CENTER OF SENECA

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Life Care Center of Seneca. 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

LIFE CARE CENTER OF SENECA
512 COMMUNITY DR
SENECA, KS 66538
(785) 336-3528

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

69%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 41
  • Certified Beds: 59

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Corporation
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • 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 "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 Life Care Center of Seneca. 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

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-1615.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-1016.9%
ADL Index Range: 0-56.0%
Total Percent:38.3%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 6-107.8%
ADL Index Range: 0-59.6%
Total Percent:17.5%
 

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: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
3.0%
Total Percent:3.0%
 

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: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
3.6%
Total Percent:3.6%
 

Behavioral Symptoms and Cognitive Performance

  • Cognitive impairment BIMS score less than or equal to 9
  • CPS great than or equal to 3
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Physical or verbal behavioral symptoms toward others
  • Other behavioral symptoms
  • Rejection of care or wandering
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 5 or less
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
4.8%
Total Percent:4.8%
 

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: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
10.8%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
13.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-1
- Less restorative nursing
8.4%
Total Percent:32.8%
 

Rating Details For Life Care Center of Seneca

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) Hours45 Minutes55 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours43 Minutes36 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 20 Minutes2 Hours and 26 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 29 Minutes1 Hour and 32 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours3 Hours and 48 Minutes3 Hours and 58 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 Kansas are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityKansas 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%91%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder62%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased9%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious5%17%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder1%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight5%8%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse5%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-4%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%86%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%82%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores1%10%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain10%20%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-4%

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 10/21/2010.

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: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Provide at Least One Room to Use As a Dining Room and for Activities, That is a Good Size, with Good Lighting, Airflow and Furniture.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

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.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Make Sure That Residents Are Well Nourished.
  • Inspection Date: 08/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/17/2009
Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 08/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/17/2009

Pharmacy Service

Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
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: 08/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/17/2009
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 08/03/2009
  • Correction Date: 08/17/2009
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: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Quality Care

Provide Activities to Meet the Needs of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Develop/Implement Required Procedures for the Administration of Immunizations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010
Make Sure That Residents with Reduced Range of Motion Get Proper Treatment and Services to Increase Range of Motion.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008
Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 10/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/05/2010

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 06/17/2008
  • Correction Date: 07/17/2008

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 Life Care Center of Seneca 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 08/16/2010.

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: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010
Rooms That Can Be Unlocked from Inside Without a Key.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/24/2009

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/11/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/23/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2008
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 06/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/16/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 08/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/10/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Kansas Department on Aging - Retrieved 2011