Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center

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

Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center is an average sized, for-profit, nursing home with 87 beds based at 2499 Zerbe Road in Caernarvon, PA. The facility has 86 residents indicating 99% of its beds are occupied, which is above average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is located in a continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 68 Medicare patients were given 2,924 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $905,354 by Medicare. 168 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $131,768 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 short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination and short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination at Zerbe Sisters Nursing 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 be more depressed or anxious, 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 their ability to move around their room get worse, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, short-stay residents to have delirium, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

2499 Zerbe Road
Caernarvon, PA 17555

Phone Number

(717) 445-4551

Geographic Coordinates

40.168149, -75.943323
* 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
87
Lancaster County Average
132
Pennsylvania Average
123
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Lancaster County
91.78%
Pennsylvania
89.33%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
86
Lancaster County Average
122
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
Lancaster 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
Yes
Lancaster County
18 (56.25%)
Pennsylvania
169 (23.60%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 12/15/2006 - Health Survey
  • 12/15/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 11/14/2005 - Health Survey
  • 11/14/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 12/22/2004 - Health Survey
  • 12/22/2004 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.90
Lancaster County Average
0.62
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
2.18
Lancaster County Average
2.37
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
Lancaster County Average
0.85
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
1.60
Lancaster County Average
1.47
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
95.00%
Lancaster County
90.29%
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
14.00%
Lancaster County
20.77%
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
11.00%
Lancaster County
9.64%
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%
Lancaster County
1.81%
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
60.00%
Lancaster County
58.11%
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%
Lancaster County
3.61%
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
5.00%
Lancaster County
7.94%
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
95.00%
Lancaster County
80.37%
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%
Lancaster County
1.89%
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
18.00%
Lancaster County
15.36%
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
95.00%
Lancaster County
91.00%
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%
Lancaster County
3.26%
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
6.00%
Lancaster County
23.19%
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
4.00%
Lancaster County
5.81%
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
16.00%
Lancaster County
19.58%
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
7.00%
Lancaster County
8.07%
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
95.00%
Lancaster County
84.59%
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
13.00%
Lancaster County
20.56%
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
68
Lancaster County Average
134
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
50
Lancaster County Average
94
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
2,924
Lancaster County Average
4,558
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
168
Lancaster County Average
210
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
$905,354
Lancaster County Average
$1,295,948
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
$310
Lancaster County Average
$284
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
$131,768
Lancaster County Average
$117,410
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
$13,314
Lancaster County Average
$9,690
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
$18,107
Lancaster County Average
$13,829
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
$784
Lancaster County Average
$559
Pennsylvania Average
$815
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

12/15/2006 - Environmental

12/15/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
12/15/2006
Date Fixed:
01/31/2007

05/09/2006 - Quality Care

05/09/2006 - 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:
Actual harm
Date Found:
05/09/2006
Date Fixed:
07/11/2006

12/22/2004 - Environmental

12/22/2004 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
12/22/2004
Date Fixed:
01/31/2005

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 2:45 PM MST

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Caernarvon at a Glance

Caernarvon has a total population of 4,278, of which 1,363 are children under the age of 18 and 473 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.1.

Total Population:
4,278
Median Age:
33.1
Males:
2,118 (49.5%)
Female:
2,160 (50.5%)
Children (0-17):
1,363 (31.9%)
Adults (18-64):
2,442 (57.1%)
Seniors (65+):
473 (11.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Caernarvon
Married:
2,098 (49.0%)
Divorced:
104 (2.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Caernarvon
Hispanic Ethnicity:
28 (0.65%)
White:
4,231 (98.90%)
African American:
21 (0.49%)
Asian:
11 (0.26%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
4 (0.09%)
Other:
2 (0.05%)
Two or More:
9 (0.21%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Caernarvon

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

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

Wealth

The median family income is $50,410 while the median household income is $47,905. Roughly 7.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$50,410
Household Income:
$47,905
In Poverty:
7.95%

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