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About Emerald South Nursing And Rehabilitation Center

General Information

Legal Business NameOpal Care LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJanuary 1, 1980 (38 years)
Capacity122
Residents101
Percent Occupied83%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Emerald South Nursing And Rehabilitation Center

Emerald South Nursing And Rehabilitation Center
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 1 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Health Inspections Rating
Quality Measures Rating
Staff Rating
RN Staff Rating

Overall Ratings of New York Nursing Homes

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

Compare The Number of Problems

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

December 1, 2016 - 8 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

September 6, 2016 - 11 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmComplaintEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) Hire only people with 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.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintGive residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.

July 14, 2016 - 13 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintGive 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.

March 7, 2016 - 17 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEncode each residentís assessment data and transmit these data to the State within 7 days of assessment.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep all essential equipment working safely.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionProvide housekeeping and maintenance services.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssure that each residentís assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionConduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionCompletely assess the resident at least every twelve months.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionReview or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+Inspection1) Hire only people with 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint+InspectionImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
BSomePotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionPost nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.

January 13, 2016 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmComplaintKeep all essential equipment working safely.
FManyPotential for HarmComplaintMaintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
FManyPotential for HarmComplaintHave a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .

March 10, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
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 InspectionMake sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide housekeeping and maintenance services.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionReasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionSet up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
DFewPotential 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionReview or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
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 InspectionAllow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
BSomePotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionAllow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.

August 5, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) Hire only people with 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.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Emerald South Nursing And Rehabilitation Center 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.

1hr 55min
2hr 25min
ReportedExpected
CNA
1hr 10min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
25min
1hr 5min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 35min
4hr 10min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 50min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

92.5%
75.5%
75.5%
75.5%
96.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
95.6%
90.8%
100.0%
100.0%
95.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
52.8%
56.8%
61.8%
54.1%
49.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
17.1%
13.3%
9.4%
17.8%
16.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
24.8%
35.4%
26.4%
15.1%
16.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
17.4%
22.4%
36.4%
31.5%
14.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
17.3%
26.9%
18.2%
3.5%
14.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
2.9%
1.2%
1.2%
0.0%
4.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
3.4%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
6.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
8.5%
3.0%
4.5%
4.5%
7.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
19.8%
7.4%
7.9%
13.6%
9.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
1.1%
1.2%
1.2%
3.3%
3.8%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
7.8%
5.7%
7.0%
3.3%
2.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
2.1%
3.1%
4.2%
1.6%
2.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
0.0%
0.0%
2.3%
0.0%
1.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

86.4%
88.6%
93.2%
100.0%
81.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
93.2%
89.8%
89.8%
89.8%
82.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
65.1%
69.8%
44.0%
40.0%
66.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
17.5%
16.7%
14.6%
0.0%
11.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
6.2%
2.3%
2.4%
0.0%
1.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016NY
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened