Seneca Place

5360 Saltsburg Road
Verona, PA 15147
Allegheny County
Phone: 412-798-8000
Provider Number: 395790
Last Inspection: 10/03/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
174
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
142
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
32
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
82%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non 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
  • 24
  • 17
  • 16
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 24
  • 40
  • 13
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

10/3/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Pattern : Potential 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party. Pattern : Potential 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. Pattern : Potential 3 11/17/2014
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 11/17/2014
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/17/2014
 

4/25/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/9/2014
Failed To: Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/9/2014
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/9/2014
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 6/9/2014
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 6/9/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 6/9/2014
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 6/9/2014
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/9/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 6/9/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 6/9/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/9/2014
 

5/3/2013 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2013
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2013
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 7/2/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/2/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

10/2/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/11/2013
 

4/13/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/4/2012
 

2/15/2012 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/6/2012
Failed To: Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/6/2012

 

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 142 111.89 113.88
Registered Nurses 1.05 1.16 0.94
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.88 0.78 0.84
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.87 2.17 2.22
Total Staff Hours 3.80 4.11 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 3 6 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 4 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 9 8 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 12 17 18
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 21 9 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 12 9 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 14 8 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 3 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 24 17 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 3 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 8 4 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 55 59 56
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 39 23 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 25 15 16
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 31 14 15
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 1