Green Ridge Care Center

2741 Boulevard Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
Lackawanna County
Phone: 570-344-6121
Provider Number: 395067
Last Inspection: 03/07/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
95
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
86
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
9
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

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • PA
  • USA
  • 25
  • 27
  • 16
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 25
  • 18
  • 58
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

3/7/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Pattern : Potential 3 4/29/2014
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 4/29/2014
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/29/2014
Failed To: 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/29/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/29/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/29/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/29/2014
 

2/6/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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 3/26/2013
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 3/26/2013
Failed To: Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. Widespread : Minimal 5 3/26/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/26/2013
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/26/2013
 

3/1/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/17/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Pattern : Potential 3 4/17/2012
Failed To: Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/17/2012
Failed To: Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/17/2012
Failed To: Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Isolated : Minimal 3 4/17/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home. Widespread : Minimal 5 4/17/2012
Failed To: Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/17/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

7/9/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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 8/19/2014
 

5/13/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 6/18/2013
 

8/16/2012 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. Pattern : Minimal 4 unknown

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg PA State Avg
Number of Residents 86 110.47 113.88
Registered Nurses 0.73 0.81 0.94
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.91 0.87 0.84
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.18 2.13 2.22
Total Staff Hours 3.82 3.81 3.99

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% PA State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 2 4 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 4 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 19 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 9 6 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 16 16 18
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4 5 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 2 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 16 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 2 1 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 14 14 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 3 4 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 4 4 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 65 51 56
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 15 16 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 5 9 16
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 5 16 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 0 1