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Information & Ratings on Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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This facility is a "for profit" 176-certified bed long term care center providing cares and services to residents of Philadelphia and Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The Medicare and Medicaid-participating home is located at:
184 Bethlehem Pike
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118
Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
In addition to providing around the clock skilled nursing care, Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center offers other services. Additional focused care includes short stay and long-term care, respite care, rehabilitation therapy, colostomy care, respite, and restorative services, including physical and speech therapies.Financial Penalties and Violations
The federal government and the state of Pennsylvania routinely monitor every nursing facility to identify serious violations of established rules and regulations and levy monetary fines or deny payments through Medicare when problems are found. Typically, these violations result in penalties when investigators found severe problems that harmed or could have harmed a resident.
The nursing home also received ten complaints over the last three years that resulted in a violation citation. Additional documentation concerning penalties and fines can be reviewed on the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Report Website.
To be fully informed on the level of care nursing homes provide, families routinely research Medicare.gov and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health website database systems for a complete list of deficiencies, violations, and citations.
According to Medicare, this facility maintains an overall rating of one out of five stars, including two out of five stars concerning health inspections, three out of five stars for staffing issues and two out of five stars for quality measures.
- Failure to Protect Every Resident from All Forms of Abuse Including Physical and Sexual Assault, Physical Punishment, and Neglect by Anybody – citation date #F600 January 22, 2018
- Failure to Provide Appropriate Pressure Ulcer Care Prevent New Ulcers from Developing – citation #F686 date December 11, 2018
- Failure to Provide a Safe, Appropriate Pain Management Plan of Care for a Resident Who Requires Those Services – citation #F697 date December 11, 2018
The nursing home “failed to ensure residents were free from staff neglect.” The documentation shows that the staff “heard noise coming from [the resident’s] room and upon entering to [identify] the noise, a Charge Nurse found the resident lying on the floor next to the bed, with the right side of his face on the ground.” It was noted that the resident had a hematoma (bruising around the eye) to the right side of the resident’s head.”
During the investigation, it was revealed that the staff failed to maintain a one-on-one supervision.” There was “no evidence that this failure to maintain one-on-one supervision was identified as neglect.”
According to state surveyors, “it was determined that the facility failed to ensure that appropriate treatment and services were provided to prevent the development of pressure ulcers.” The surveyors reviewed a resident’s Treatment Administration Record that revealed “that a left knee immobilizer [and right knee immobilizer were] not checked every shift for skin integrity” on many dates.
Documentation shows that the resident “had re-absorbing blisters on the right anterior ankle that measured 0.8 cm x 2.7 cm” and two reabsorbing blisters on the “left lower shin that measured 1.3 cm x 5.0 cm.” Notations were incomplete to show if the Physician order treatment had been done.
The Director of Nursing stated during an interview that “there was no documented evidence that the treatment for [a resident] was completed as ordered” on numerous days over two months.
The nursing home “failed to provide medications for pain management as ordered by the Physician.” The deficient practice involved one resident undergoing pain management. The documentation indicates that “the Physician would order appropriate non-pharmacological and medication interventions to address the resident’s pain.”
However, the resident’s Medication Administration Record (MAR) “revealed staff did not administer [the medication] to the resident at bedtime” on many days as ordered by the Physician. The Director of Nursing confirmed that “there was no documented evidence that [the resident] received their medication at bedtime” on many dates.
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