Slate Belt Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

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

Slate Belt Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 126 beds based at 701 Slate Belt Boulevard Road 3 in Bangor, PA. The facility has 124 residents indicating 98% 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 317 Medicare patients were given 10,858 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,441,591 by Medicare. 188 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $137,748 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is 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 much lower than 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 high-risk long-stay residents to have pressure sores, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, and long-stay residents to lose too much weight at Slate Belt Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

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, 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, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

701 Slate Belt Boulevard Road 3
Bangor, PA 18013

Phone Number

(610) 588-6161

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
126
Northampton County Average
163
Pennsylvania Average
123
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Northampton County
90.00%
Pennsylvania
89.33%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
124
Northampton County Average
152
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
Northampton County
0 (0.00%)
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
No
Northampton County
4 (23.53%)
Pennsylvania
169 (23.60%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 09/13/2007 - Health Survey
  • 09/13/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/28/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/22/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/26/2005 - Health Survey
  • 08/26/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.57
Northampton County Average
0.74
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
1.89
Northampton County Average
2.32
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
0.51
Northampton County Average
0.73
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
1.08
Northampton County Average
1.46
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
90.00%
Northampton County
92.13%
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
13.00%
Northampton County
23.60%
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
16.00%
Northampton County
10.62%
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%
Northampton County
6.13%
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
69.00%
Northampton County
63.64%
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%
Northampton County
3.40%
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
3.00%
Northampton County
7.67%
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
79.00%
Northampton County
77.57%
Pennsylvania
76.53%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Northampton County
1.43%
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
17.00%
Northampton County
15.71%
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
89.00%
Northampton County
87.80%
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%
Northampton County
1.67%
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
32.00%
Northampton County
14.80%
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
5.00%
Northampton County
7.47%
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
23.00%
Northampton County
16.25%
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
24.00%
Northampton County
8.00%
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
84.00%
Northampton County
80.13%
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
16.00%
Northampton County
12.64%
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
317
Northampton County Average
224
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
308
Northampton County Average
198
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
10,858
Northampton County Average
8,602
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
188
Northampton County Average
154
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
$3,441,591
Northampton County Average
$2,463,512
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
$317
Northampton County Average
$286
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
$137,748
Northampton County Average
$177,331
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
$10,857
Northampton County Average
$10,979
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
$11,174
Northampton County Average
$12,434
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
$733
Northampton County Average
$1,150
Pennsylvania Average
$815
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

09/13/2007 - Pharmacy Service

09/13/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Properly mark drugs and other similar products.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/13/2007 - Quality Care

09/13/2007 - 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:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/13/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

09/13/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
1) Provide 3 meals daily at regular times; or 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours after dinner; or 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/13/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary

09/13/2007 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/13/2007 - Pharmacy Service

09/13/2007 - 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:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/13/2007 - Mistreatment

09/13/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/13/2007 - Resident Rights

09/13/2007 - 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:
09/13/2007
Date Fixed:
10/30/2007

09/22/2006 - Quality Care

09/22/2006 - 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:
09/22/2006
Date Fixed:
11/09/2006

09/22/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

09/22/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/22/2006
Date Fixed:
11/09/2006

02/21/2006 - Quality Care

02/21/2006 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/22/2006

02/21/2006 - Quality Care

02/21/2006 - 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:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
02/21/2006
Date Fixed:
04/22/2006

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Bangor at a Glance

Bangor has a total population of 5,319, of which 1,474 are children under the age of 18 and 870 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
5,319
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
2,536 (47.7%)
Female:
2,783 (52.3%)
Children (0-17):
1,474 (27.7%)
Adults (18-64):
2,975 (55.9%)
Seniors (65+):
870 (16.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bangor
Married:
2,478 (46.6%)
Divorced:
404 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bangor
Hispanic Ethnicity:
79 (1.49%)
White:
5,205 (97.86%)
African American:
26 (0.49%)
Asian:
17 (0.32%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
10 (0.19%)
Other:
18 (0.34%)
Two or More:
43 (0.81%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bangor

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.28, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.28 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
16
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $44,954 while the median household income is $36,382. Roughly 13.07% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$44,954
Household Income:
$36,382
In Poverty:
13.07%

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