Country Meadows of South Hills

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania (PA).

Country Meadows of South Hills is a large, for-profit, nursing home with 202 beds based at 3590 Washington Pike in Bridgeville, PA. The facility has 196 residents indicating 97% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is located in a continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 168 Medicare patients were given 5,502 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,718,379 by Medicare. 119 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $159,566 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is 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 average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious and long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse at Country Meadows of South Hills.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

Overall Rating

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Rated 3.33 out of 5 from 3 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Rated 3.67 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Staff Rating

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Rated 4.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Rated 4.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Promptness Rating

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Rated 3.33 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Ownership Type

For-Profit - Partnership

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

3590 Washington Pike
Bridgeville, PA 15017

Phone Number

(412) 257-2474

Geographic Coordinates

40.327276, -80.137112
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

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
202
Allegheny County Average
130
Pennsylvania Average
123
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Allegheny County
88.52%
Pennsylvania
89.33%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
196
Allegheny County Average
119
Pennsylvania Average
112
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Allegheny County
5 (8.62%)
Pennsylvania
59 (8.24%)
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
Yes
Allegheny County
10 (17.24%)
Pennsylvania
169 (23.60%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 06/19/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 06/15/2007 - Health Survey
  • 07/28/2006 - Health Survey
  • 07/27/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/12/2005 - Health Survey
  • 08/11/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.72
Allegheny County Average
0.86
Pennsylvania Average
0.81
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
2.15
Allegheny County Average
2.19
Pennsylvania Average
2.21
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
0.70
Allegheny County Average
0.80
Pennsylvania Average
0.82
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
1.42
Allegheny County Average
1.66
Pennsylvania Average
1.62
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
88.00%
Allegheny County
73.38%
Pennsylvania
85.58%
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
21.00%
Allegheny County
24.37%
Pennsylvania
21.75%
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
14.00%
Allegheny County
15.61%
Pennsylvania
12.49%
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
0.00%
Allegheny County
5.13%
Pennsylvania
3.49%
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
55.00%
Allegheny County
64.31%
Pennsylvania
61.48%
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
1.00%
Allegheny County
4.26%
Pennsylvania
3.83%
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
7.00%
Allegheny County
9.00%
Pennsylvania
8.86%
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
71.00%
Allegheny County
64.59%
Pennsylvania
76.53%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Allegheny County
1.62%
Pennsylvania
2.00%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
11.00%
Allegheny County
18.50%
Pennsylvania
18.14%
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
70.00%
Allegheny County
69.80%
Pennsylvania
84.03%
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
3.00%
Allegheny County
4.38%
Pennsylvania
3.88%
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.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

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
29.00%
Allegheny County
18.67%
Pennsylvania
19.37%
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%
Allegheny County
6.66%
Pennsylvania
6.52%
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
32.00%
Allegheny County
21.80%
Pennsylvania
20.29%
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
2.00%
Allegheny County
11.96%
Pennsylvania
9.62%
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
35.00%
Allegheny County
65.36%
Pennsylvania
78.63%
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
18.00%
Allegheny County
21.45%
Pennsylvania
18.90%
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
168
Allegheny County Average
145
Pennsylvania Average
142
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
125
Allegheny County Average
137
Pennsylvania Average
123
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
5,502
Allegheny County Average
4,572
Pennsylvania Average
4,621
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
119
Allegheny County Average
86
Pennsylvania Average
286
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
$1,718,379
Allegheny County Average
$1,238,755
Pennsylvania Average
$1,309,115
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
$312
Allegheny County Average
$271
Pennsylvania Average
$283
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
$159,566
Allegheny County Average
$101,879
Pennsylvania Average
$232,795
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
$10,228
Allegheny County Average
$8,541
Pennsylvania Average
$9,210
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
$13,747
Allegheny County Average
$9,017
Pennsylvania Average
$10,604
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
$1,341
Allegheny County Average
$1,191
Pennsylvania Average
$815
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

06/19/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

06/19/2007 - 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:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/19/2007
Date Fixed:
08/01/2007

06/19/2007 - Building Service Equipment

06/19/2007 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/19/2007
Date Fixed:
08/01/2007

06/15/2007 - Environmental

06/15/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Be designed, built, equipped, or well kept to protect the health and safety of residents, workers, and the public.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/15/2007
Date Fixed:
08/01/2007

07/27/2006 - Miscellaneous

07/27/2006 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
07/27/2006
Date Fixed:
08/07/2006

08/12/2005 - Resident Assessment

08/12/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/12/2005
Date Fixed:
09/26/2005

08/12/2005 - Resident Assessment

08/12/2005 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/12/2005
Date Fixed:
09/26/2005

08/12/2005 - Quality Care

08/12/2005 - 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:
08/12/2005
Date Fixed:
09/26/2005

08/11/2005 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

08/11/2005 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/11/2005
Date Fixed:
09/12/2005

08/11/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations

08/11/2005 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/11/2005
Date Fixed:
09/12/2005

08/25/2004 - Resident Rights

08/25/2004 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/25/2004
Date Fixed:
09/25/2004

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Country Meadows of South Hills Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

we received great care friendly and good food

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Country Meadows of South Hills Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

the staff I have observed are some of the best I have seen anywhere. They are kind and considerate and caring. Maybe the speed isn't the fastest response, but that is because they spend the time needed with each resident.

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Country Meadows of South Hills Review
Overall:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Care:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

Incorrect diagnosis of causes dementia. UTI can cause dementia. UTI poorly diagnosed.

Member:
Date:

Discussions

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Bridgeville at a Glance

Bridgeville has a total population of 5,341, of which 962 are children under the age of 18 and 1,378 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 43.8.

Total Population:
5,341
Median Age:
43.8
Males:
2,484 (46.5%)
Female:
2,857 (53.5%)
Children (0-17):
962 (18.0%)
Adults (18-64):
3,001 (56.2%)
Seniors (65+):
1,378 (25.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bridgeville
Married:
2,479 (46.4%)
Divorced:
390 (7.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bridgeville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
41 (0.77%)
White:
5,023 (94.05%)
African American:
236 (4.42%)
Asian:
20 (0.37%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
5 (0.09%)
Other:
18 (0.34%)
Two or More:
39 (0.73%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bridgeville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.30, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.30 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
65
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $46,500 while the median household income is $34,873. Roughly 7.71% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,500
Household Income:
$34,873
In Poverty:
7.71%

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