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Southwestern Nursing Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 118
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 04/21/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 04/21/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in PA: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in PA: 0 - 5

Inspection, 03/01/2005

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 03/01/2005 00/09/2007 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report

Inspection, 01/01/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/01/2005 00/09/2007 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/01/2005 00/09/2007 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/01/2005 00/09/2007 2 Many
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 01/01/2005 00/09/2007 1 Some

Inspection, 02/01/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Many
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Many
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few
Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay. 02/01/2004 00/01/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 01/09/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Few
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Some
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 1 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/09/2004 00/04/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 03/01/2003

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 03/01/2003 01/01/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2003

Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store 00/06/2003 01/05/2003 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook

Inspection, 00/04/2003

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/04/2003 01/09/2003 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services 00/04/2003 01/09/2003 colostomy including: injections
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 00/04/2003 01/09/2003 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 00/04/2003 01/09/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 02/02/2002

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/02/2002 01/08/2004 2 Some

Inspection, 03/01/2001

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 03/01/2001 01/03/2003 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 03/01/2001 01/03/2003 2 Few

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in PA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 112 66
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 8 hours 16 minutes 2 hours 18 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 7 hours 26 minutes 1 hour 15 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 7 hours 31 minutes 1 hour 3 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 8 hours 56 minutes 2 hours 12 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 04/04/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 04/04/2011
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in PA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in PA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 02/01/2005

Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 02/01/2005 01/03/2007 2 Many

Inspection, 00/04/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 00/04/2004 01/02/2004 2 Some
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 00/04/2004 01/03/2005 2 Some
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 00/04/2004 01/02/2004 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/04/2004 01/02/2004 2 Some
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 00/04/2004 01/02/2004 2 Few
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 00/04/2004 01/03/2005 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 00/04/2004 01/03/2005 2 Some
 

500 Lewis Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15122

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