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About Simpson House Inc

General Information

Legal Business NameSimpson House Inc.
Ownership TypeNon Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJanuary 16, 1967 ()
Capacity154
Residents143
Percent Occupied93%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityYes
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Simpson House Inc

Simpson House Inc
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 3 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Overall Ratings of Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

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

July 1, 2016 - 9 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
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 InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionLet residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.

August 13, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
GFewActual 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 the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth 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 InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.

July 22, 2014 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
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 that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep each resident free from drugs that restrain them, unless needed for medical treatment.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Simpson House Inc 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.

2hr 55min
2hr 40min
ReportedExpected
CNA
45min
45min
ReportedExpected
LPN
40min
1hr 20min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 25min
4hr 40min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 25min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

81.3%
88.5%
88.5%
88.5%
95.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
77.9%
75.2%
74.3%
71.9%
94.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
88.1%
93.5%
80.9%
88.9%
56.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
11.7%
9.4%
8.8%
10.2%
22.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
10.4%
15.5%
22.4%
14.6%
19.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
11.3%
10.9%
8.1%
6.7%
16.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
14.2%
12.3%
15.0%
10.5%
15.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
3.7%
2.2%
1.5%
0.7%
7.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
5.5%
7.1%
2.9%
0.7%
7.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
3.9%
5.4%
1.6%
2.4%
5.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
2.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
2.1%
1.4%
1.4%
0.7%
4.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
2.8%
2.1%
2.9%
2.9%
3.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
2.2%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
2.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
1.4%
0.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

20.0%
31.2%
27.3%
22.6%
82.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
29.0%
34.0%
34.0%
34.0%
81.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
-
-
-
-
62.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
8.1%
5.1%
5.9%
0.0%
17.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
1.7%
0.0%
1.5%
0.0%
1.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened