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Overall Rating 4.3 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • Eric Simmons
    ★★★★★ a year ago

    Being one of two Hospitals on the island it's pretty good.

  • Mykyta Maistrenko
    ★★★★★ 2 years ago

    Good Hospital. They saved my eyes! Thank you very much!

  • Gail Roderick
    ★★★★★ a year ago

About Sitka Community Hospital-Ltc

General Information

Legal Business NameSitka Community Hospital
Ownership TypeGovernment - City
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareNovember 23, 1994 (25 years)
Capacity15
Residents14
Percent Occupied93%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalYes
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Sitka Community Hospital-Ltc

Sitka Community Hospital-Ltc was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 3 out of 5 stars.

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Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

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Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

October 27, 2017 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionPrepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionTry to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAllow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionAllow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.

September 30, 2016 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionOperate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards.
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionAt least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionListen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProperly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionTrain all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEncode each residents assessment data and transmit these data to the State within 7 days of assessment.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.

November 19, 2015 - 4 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
---Fine$2,100 fine

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Sitka Community Hospital-Ltc require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

5hr
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
15min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 50min
50min
ReportedExpected
RN
7hr 5min
3hr 50min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 15min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

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97.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
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94.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
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35.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
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18.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
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20.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
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11.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
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16.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
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7.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
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4.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
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22.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
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6.5%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
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3.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
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2.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
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2.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
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0.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

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81.5%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
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84.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
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73.0%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
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34.5%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
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1.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
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1.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017AK
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened



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