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Fair Acres Geriatric Center

Details

Type of Ownership Government - County
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 908
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? Yes
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: 04/30/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 04/30/2012
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, 01/08/2010

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 01/08/2010 02/08/2011 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/08/2010 02/08/2011 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/08/2010 02/08/2011 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/08/2010 02/08/2011 3 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2010

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe 01/04/2010 01/05/2011 clean and comfortable for residents easy to use

Inspection, 02/02/2006

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities 02/02/2006 01/00/2008 and health care according to their interests their schedules

Inspection, 02/06/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 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. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
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. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/06/2005 00/08/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 03/00/2004

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. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 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. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 2 Few
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. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 2 Few
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 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. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 2 Few
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 03/00/2004 01/08/2006 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 02/01/2005 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. 01/09/2004 02/01/2005 2 Few
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 01/09/2004 02/01/2005 2 Few
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 02/01/2005 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. 01/09/2004 02/01/2005 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 02/01/2005 2 Some
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/09/2004 02/01/2005 3 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/09/2004 02/01/2005 3 Few
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. 01/09/2004 02/01/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2004

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. 00/02/2004 02/03/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 02/09/2003

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/09/2003 02/03/2004 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. 02/09/2003 02/03/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2003

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Tell the resident or the resident 00/06/2003 02/03/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2002

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 00/09/2002 01/02/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 02/01/2001

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 02/01/2001 01/00/2003 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 02/01/2001 01/00/2003 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.

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 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 112 892
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 8 hours 16 minutes 1 hour 19 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 7 hours 26 minutes 32 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 7 hours 31 minutes 47 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 8 hours 56 minutes 2 hours 28 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: 04/10/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 04/10/2012
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, 02/07/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Some
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 1 Many
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
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. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Some
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 1 Many
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building. 02/07/2004 02/08/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Portable fire extinguishers. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Horizontal exits. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 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. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 02/06/2004 02/08/2006 2 Some

Inspection, 01/00/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 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. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 1 Some
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage. 01/00/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
 

340 N. Middletown Road
Lima, PA 19037

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