Sunnyside Care Center

7000 Collamer Rd
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Onondaga County
Phone: 315-656-7218
Provider Number: 335409
Last Inspection: 05/21/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
80
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
73
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
7
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
91%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For 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
  • NY
  • USA
  • 46
  • 35
  • 16
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 46
  • 49
  • 39
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

5/21/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
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 7/31/2015
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 7/31/2015
Failed To: Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/31/2015
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/31/2015
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
Failed To: Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
Failed To: Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
Failed To: Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/31/2015
Failed To: Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 7/31/2015
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/31/2015
 

9/18/2014 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 11/17/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 11/17/2014
Failed To: Keep all essential equipment working safely. Isolated : Actual 4 11/17/2014
Failed To: Limit the charges against residents' personal funds for items or services for which payment is made under Medicare or Medicaid. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/17/2014
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/17/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
 

9/11/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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 11/6/2013
Failed To: Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/6/2013
Failed To: Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/6/2013
Failed To: Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/6/2013
Failed To: Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/6/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/6/2013


 

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 73 194.43 167.03
Registered Nurses 0.52 0.80 0.72
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.19 1.19 0.86
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.82 2.07 2.30
Total Staff Hours 3.53 4.06 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 9 5 7
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 6 3 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 16 7 10
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 9 8 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 26 14 16
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 3 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 1 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 1 1 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 13 14 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 4 3 2
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 12 6 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 57 63 47
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 26 16 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 23 15 17
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 12 11 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 5 2 1