Joseph L Morse Geriatric Center Inc

4847 Fred Gladstone Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
Palm Beach County
Phone: 561-471-5111
Provider Number: 105801
Last Inspection: 01/08/2016

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
310
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
296
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
14
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
95%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • FL
  • USA
  • 11
  • 20
  • 16
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 11
  • 0
  • 12
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/8/2016 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/8/2016
Failed To: Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/8/2016
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 2/8/2016
 

8/2/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. Pattern : Potential 3 9/2/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/2/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Potential 3 9/2/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/2/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

7/2/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 1) Hire only people with 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/17/2014
 

5/22/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/22/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg FL State Avg
Number of Residents 296 96.40 106.44
Registered Nurses 1.09 0.86 0.76
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.63 0.91 0.95
Certified Nursing Assistants 3.27 2.84 2.79
Total Staff Hours 5.00 4.61 4.50

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% FL State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 6 5 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 2 2 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2 2 1
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6 6 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 15 17 18
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 3 3 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 7 1 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2 5 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 11 12 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 1 2 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 6 4 5
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 64 58 51
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 6 9 14
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 3 9 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 11 12 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 0 0