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Information & Ratings on Conestoga View Nursing Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Many families have limited options on how to handle the care of a loved one who requires medical professionals in a skilled nursing environment. Typically, reputable nursing homes follow established procedures and protocols to ensure that every resident’s needs are met. Unfortunately, mistreatment still occurs in some facilities in Pennsylvania.
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This long-term care home is a "for profit" 446-certified bed center providing cares and services to residents of Lancaster and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating facility is located at:
900 East King Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
Conestoga View Nursing Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Conestoga View Nursing Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes respiratory services, palliative care, hospice, and restorative services.
The state of Pennsylvania and the federal government have the legal obligation to monitor every nursing facility and impose monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare if the facility has violated established nursing home regulations and rules. In serious cases, the nursing facility will receive multiple penalties if investigators find the violations are severe and harmed or could have harmed a resident.
Within the last three years, federal investigators imposed a monetary fine against Conestoga View Nursing Center for $13,627 on June 20, 2018, citing substandard care.
This nursing home also received nineteen complaints and self-reported one serious issue over the last thirty-six months that resulted in violation citations. Additional information concerning the facility can be reviewed on the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Report Website.
Your family can visit Medicare.gov and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health website to obtain a complete list of all violations, citations, and deficiencies identified by investigators and surveyors.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, one out of five stars for staffing issues and four out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Immediately Notify the Resident’s Doctor or Family Member of a Decline in the Resident’s Condition – citation #F157 date August 10, 2017
- Failure to Provide Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent the Development of New Bedsores or Allow Existing Pressure Wound to Heal – citation #F314 date August 10, 2017
According to investigators, “it was determined the facility failed to inform the physician of abnormal blood sugar levels for [one resident].” The Nursing Home Administrator confirmed that “there was no documented evidence that the Physician had been notified.”
In a separate summary statement dated August 4, 2016, surveyors noted that the facility “failed to notify the family member and a Physician of a change in condition for [two residents].” In one incident, the resident “was found by staff to be unresponsive.” The Registered Nurse (RN) “was called to the room at 7:43 AM and assessed the resident. The nurse was not able to detect a heartbeat, respiration, or blood pressure.”
The resident “was pronounced deceased at 7:45 AM. The Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner was notified at 7:50 AM and stated she would follow up with the family.” However, “the notification did not take place until 9:15 AM, an hour and twenty-five minutes later.”
It was determined that “the facility failed to notify the family [promptly] of the death of the resident.” The facility Director of Nursing confirmed the delay.
The nursing home “failed to ensure that a pressure ulcer was assessed and documented accurately for [one resident].” The survey team reviewed a resident’s Nursing Note that indicated “an open area which was identified as measuring 2.0 cm x 5.0 cm. There was no indication in the note where the wound was located, depth or stage of the wound as well as the condition of the surrounding tissue and wound bed.”
There was documented evidence in the Treatment Administration Record that treatment was applied. However, the Physician’s “treatment order did not indicate where the wound was located or where the treatment that was administered was completed.”
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