St Josephs Hosp S N F

555 East Market Street
Elmira, NY 14902
Chemung County
Phone: 607-733-6541
Provider Number: 335072
Last Inspection: 02/27/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
85
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
83
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
2
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
98%
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?
YES

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • NY
  • USA
  • 50
  • 28
  • 16
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 50
  • 42
  • 40
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

2/27/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/15/2015
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 4/15/2015
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/15/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/15/2015
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/15/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/15/2015
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/24/2015
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/15/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/15/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/24/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/15/2015
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/15/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/20/2015
 

2/21/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/11/2014
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Pattern : Potential 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/4/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/11/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/11/2014
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Potential 3 4/11/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/11/2014
 

1/18/2013 Inspection

 
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 3/15/2013
Failed To: Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. Pattern : Potential 3 2/1/2013
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/15/2013
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/15/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/15/2013
Failed To: Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. Isolated : Actual 4 3/15/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/15/2013
Failed To: Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/15/2013
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/15/2013
Failed To: Keep all essential equipment working safely. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/1/2013
Failed To: Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Pattern : Potential 3 2/11/2013
Failed To: Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. Widespread : Potential 4 3/15/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

10/1/2015 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 11/27/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/27/2015
 

6/13/2014 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 8/8/2014
 

5/15/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/7/2014
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/11/2014
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/11/2014
Failed To: Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/11/2014
 

3/13/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/18/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg NY State Avg
Number of Residents 83 138.00 167.03
Registered Nurses 0.99 0.56 0.72
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.08 0.83 0.86
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.65 2.05 2.30
Total Staff Hours 4.72 3.43 3.88

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% NY State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 11 6 7
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 3 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 4 8 10
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 9 9 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 8 10 16
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 8 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 1 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 5 1 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 12 17 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 5 3 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 8 9 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 50 47 47
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 1 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 26 22 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 14 9 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 27 15 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 4 1 1