Praxis Alzheimer'S Facility

500 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042
Northampton County
Phone: 610-253-3573
Provider Number: 395708
Last Inspection: 01/12/2016

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
115
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
108
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
7
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
94%
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
  • PA
  • USA
  • 4
  • 12
  • 19
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 4
  • 4
  • 6
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/12/2016 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both. Widespread : Potential 4 2/3/2016
 

2/27/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/21/2015
 

1/15/2014 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/28/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 2/28/2014


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

2/6/2014 Investigation

 
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 3/10/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 3/10/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/10/2014

 

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 108 148.00 112.58
Registered Nurses 0.51 0.84 0.94
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.79 0.82 0.84
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.34 2.22 2.23
Total Staff Hours 3.64 3.88 4.02

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 7 5 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 1 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 3 7 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 30 19 16
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 1 7 8
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 23 4 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 4 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 13 1 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 14 15 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 0 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 3 5 4
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 0 57 56
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 4 2 1
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 7 15 18
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 2 13 17