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About Timber Ridge Health Center

General Information

Legal Business NameValley Crest Nursing, Inc.
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJanuary 1, 1967 ()
Capacity180
Residents174
Percent Occupied97%
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 Timber Ridge Health Center

Timber Ridge Health Center
was reviewed by to have a rating of 1 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

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

August 11, 2016 - 16 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential 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.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .

June 30, 2016 - 17 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionPrepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
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.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionMake sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionListen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
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 InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.

March 3, 2016 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintEnsure 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 HarmComplaintProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintReasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintListen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
ESomePotential for HarmComplaintTry to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.

December 11, 2015 - 2 years 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.

July 2, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
GFewActual HarmHealth InspectionGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
GFewActual HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionTry to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
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 Inspection1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
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.
ESomePotential 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 HarmComplaint+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 InspectionProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
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 InspectionMake sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.

February 4, 2015 - 3 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Timber Ridge Health 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.

2hr 20min
2hr 35min
ReportedExpected
CNA
50min
45min
ReportedExpected
LPN
35min
1hr 20min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 45min
4hr 45min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 20min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

98.6%
99.3%
99.3%
99.3%
95.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
97.7%
95.0%
92.4%
91.9%
94.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
53.2%
48.4%
50.0%
48.5%
56.7%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
27.9%
31.3%
33.1%
30.0%
22.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
17.8%
28.1%
25.0%
17.3%
19.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
12.5%
11.7%
15.9%
17.4%
16.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
16.7%
10.7%
13.3%
10.3%
15.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
0.9%
6.4%
3.7%
4.4%
7.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
6.0%
9.5%
12.1%
6.2%
7.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
6.3%
4.5%
5.3%
5.4%
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
1.5%
2.2%
5.0%
0.0%
4.0%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
1.5%
0.7%
0.7%
1.3%
3.3%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
3.9%
3.3%
2.4%
4.4%
2.6%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
0.0%
0.0%
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

75.5%
73.8%
83.8%
88.6%
82.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
89.5%
83.0%
83.0%
83.0%
81.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
54.7%
61.6%
63.4%
53.9%
62.5%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
16.6%
23.3%
18.2%
17.0%
17.4%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
0.0%
0.0%
1.6%
1.6%
1.9%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
3.5%
3.8%
2.8%
1.2%
1.1%
Q4 2015Q1 2016Q2 2016Q3 2016PA
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened