Palmyra Nursing Home

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Albany, Georgia (GA).

Palmyra Nursing Home is a large, for-profit, nursing home with 250 beds based at 1904 Palmyra Road in Albany, GA. The facility has 227 residents indicating 91% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 210 Medicare patients were given 6,523 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,423,269 by Medicare. 200 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $57,968 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is much lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, low-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, low-risk long-stay residents to lose control of their bowels, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Palmyra Nursing Home.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

1904 Palmyra Road
Albany, GA 31702

Phone Number

(229) 883-0500

Geographic Coordinates

31.602468, -84.168438
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
250
Albany Average
251
Dougherty County Average
251
Georgia Average
111
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Albany
81.50%
Dougherty County
81.50%
Georgia
88.57%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
227
Albany Average
204
Dougherty County Average
204
Georgia Average
99
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Albany
0 (0.00%)
Dougherty County
0 (0.00%)
Georgia
51 (14.09%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Albany
0 (0.00%)
Dougherty County
0 (0.00%)
Georgia
15 (4.14%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 08/09/2007 - Health Survey
  • 08/09/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/15/2006 - Health Survey
  • 06/15/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 07/14/2005 - Health Survey
  • 07/14/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.08
Albany Average
0.14
Dougherty County Average
0.14
Georgia Average
0.39
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.38
Albany Average
2.22
Dougherty County Average
2.22
Georgia Average
2.14
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.88
Albany Average
0.94
Dougherty County Average
0.94
Georgia Average
0.98
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.96
Albany Average
1.07
Dougherty County Average
1.07
Georgia Average
1.38
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Albany
87.00%
Dougherty County
87.00%
Georgia
87.72%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Albany
9.50%
Dougherty County
9.50%
Georgia
14.52%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Albany
11.50%
Dougherty County
11.50%
Georgia
14.45%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Albany
5.00%
Dougherty County
5.00%
Georgia
6.14%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Albany
51.50%
Dougherty County
51.50%
Georgia
49.16%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
23.00%
Albany
12.00%
Dougherty County
12.00%
Georgia
7.83%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Albany
2.00%
Dougherty County
2.00%
Georgia
8.99%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Albany
61.00%
Dougherty County
61.00%
Georgia
73.19%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Albany
3.00%
Dougherty County
3.00%
Georgia
2.97%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
Albany
22.50%
Dougherty County
22.50%
Georgia
18.81%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Albany
73.50%
Dougherty County
73.50%
Georgia
80.41%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Albany
9.00%
Dougherty County
9.00%
Georgia
6.03%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Albany
2.00%
Dougherty County
2.00%
Georgia
2.17%
United States
2.33%

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Albany
11.00%
Dougherty County
11.00%
Georgia
15.96%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Albany
4.00%
Dougherty County
4.00%
Georgia
4.25%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
6.00%
Albany
8.00%
Dougherty County
8.00%
Georgia
11.78%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Albany
12.00%
Dougherty County
12.00%
Georgia
10.06%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Albany
58.00%
Dougherty County
58.00%
Georgia
74.74%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
43.00%
Albany
24.50%
Dougherty County
24.50%
Georgia
20.36%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
210
Albany Average
163
Dougherty County Average
163
Georgia Average
108
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
124
Albany Average
108
Dougherty County Average
108
Georgia Average
92
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
6,523
Albany Average
6,045
Dougherty County Average
6,045
Georgia Average
3,943
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
200
Albany Average
160
Dougherty County Average
160
Georgia Average
78
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$1,423,269
Albany Average
$1,228,949
Dougherty County Average
$1,228,949
Georgia Average
$1,022,943
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$218
Albany Average
$203
Dougherty County Average
$203
Georgia Average
$259
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$57,968
Albany Average
$59,175
Dougherty County Average
$59,175
Georgia Average
$76,759
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$6,777
Albany Average
$7,540
Dougherty County Average
$7,540
Georgia Average
$9,450
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$11,478
Albany Average
$11,379
Dougherty County Average
$11,379
Georgia Average
$11,122
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$290
Albany Average
$371
Dougherty County Average
$371
Georgia Average
$986
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Quickly give a resident's personal money to the heads of his or her estate after the resident's death.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Properly hold, secure and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

08/09/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
properly maintained smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

08/09/2007 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
walls or barriers that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Administration

08/09/2007 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Pharmacy Service

08/09/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Electrical

08/09/2007 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that all needed doctor visits are made personally by a doctor, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Environmental

08/09/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment

08/09/2007 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Environmental

08/09/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Quality Care

08/09/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let each resident choose a personal doctor.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Bill properly: Charged resident for items that Medicare or Medicaid pays for.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights

08/09/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide proof that all residents' personal money which is deposited with the nursing home, is secure.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/09/2007
Date Fixed:
09/17/2007

06/15/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/15/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Administration

06/15/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/14/2006

06/15/2006 - Mistreatment

06/15/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have 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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Environmental

06/15/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Assessment

06/15/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/14/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/14/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Environmental

06/15/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident's nutritional needs were met.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/14/2006

06/15/2006 - Quality Care

06/15/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Assessment

06/15/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Assessment

06/15/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that all needed doctor visits are made personally by a doctor, as required.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Environmental

06/15/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Environmental

06/15/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Move, clean and store sheets, towels and other linens in a way that prevents the spread of infection.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Administration

06/15/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Choose a doctor to be the medical director.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/04/2006

06/15/2006 - Administration

06/15/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of lab tests.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/14/2006

06/15/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

06/15/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

06/15/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Illumination and Emergency Power

06/15/2006 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/15/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/15/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Building Service Equipment

06/15/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations

06/15/2006 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

06/15/2006 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
no-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Electrical

06/15/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
07/30/2006

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights

06/15/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2006
Date Fixed:
08/14/2006

02/24/2006 - Resident Rights

02/24/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Make sure each resident has the right to choose activities, schedules and health care according to his or her interests, assessment, and plan of care.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/24/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/24/2006 - Quality Care

02/24/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/24/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/24/2006 - Quality Care

02/24/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/24/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/24/2006 - Resident Rights

02/24/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/24/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/24/2006 - Quality Care

02/24/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/24/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

02/24/2006 - Quality Care

02/24/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to continue to be able to care for themselves, unless a change is unavoidable.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/24/2006
Date Fixed:
04/10/2006

07/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

07/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems

07/14/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
properly maintained smoke detectors.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems

07/14/2005 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

07/14/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

07/14/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors

07/14/2005 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Electrical

07/14/2005 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Administration

07/14/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Get services outside the nursing home that meet professional standards.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Pharmacy Service

07/14/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist check the drugs that each resident takes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Environmental

07/14/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Quality Care

07/14/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Quality Care

07/14/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Resident Assessment

07/14/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Resident Assessment

07/14/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Environmental

07/14/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Mistreatment

07/14/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have 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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Administration

07/14/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

07/14/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations

07/14/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Building Service Equipment

07/14/2005 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

07/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

07/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

07/14/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
properly working alarms on sprinkler valves.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/14/2005
Date Fixed:
08/28/2005

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Palmyra Nursing Home Review
Overall:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Veterans Administration
Details:

these people do not care about there patients! palmyra nursing home needs to be investigated!!! especially after midnight!

Member:
Date:

Discussions

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palmyra nursing home

palmyra nursing home
Details:

i want to find out if others have seen or heard about any problems with palmyra nursing home.

Replies:
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Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Monday, August 03, 2009 2:23 PM MST

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  2. Nursing Home
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  3. Nursing Home
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Albany at a Glance

Albany has a total population of 76,939, of which 21,423 are children under the age of 18 and 9,106 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.1.

Total Population:
76,939
Median Age:
31.1
Males:
35,425 (46.0%)
Female:
41,514 (54.0%)
Children (0-17):
21,423 (27.8%)
Adults (18-64):
46,410 (60.3%)
Seniors (65+):
9,106 (11.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Albany
Married:
26,308 (34.2%)
Divorced:
6,692 (8.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Albany
Hispanic Ethnicity:
950 (1.23%)
White:
25,553 (33.21%)
African American:
49,855 (64.80%)
Asian:
459 (0.60%)
Pacific Islander:
22 (0.03%)
Indian:
160 (0.21%)
Other:
346 (0.45%)
Two or More:
544 (0.71%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Albany

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
644
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
51
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $33,843 while the median household income is $28,639. Roughly 26.03% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$33,843
Household Income:
$28,639
In Poverty:
26.03%

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