Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing

Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing

Luzerne County, PA

The Skilled Nursing Unit of Mercy Center completes the program of care offered by the Sisters of Mercy. Licensed in 1991, this 59 bed skilled nursing unit provides compassionate, loving care to the most frail of our population. Our facility uses a multi-disciplinary approach to health-care including: Nursing Social Services Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Speech Therapy Pastoral Care Nutrition Therapy Activities areMore 

Quality of Care

Levels of Care

Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing offers 2 types of care: Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care, and Rehab.

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • Memory Care
  • Short Term / Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care
  • Adult Day Care
  • Rehab
What are levels of care?

Levels of care refer to how much assistance a person needs with health management, as well as activities of daily living. Activities of daily living are tasks like dressing, taking a bath or shower, using the restroom, and eating.

Additional considerations include whether the individual can take prescription medications or manage chronic conditions independently, or whether some assistance from a caregiver is needed.

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Services Offered

Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing offers 4 services: Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy, and Respite Care, and Speech Therapy.

    Occupational Therapy
    Physical Therapy
    Respite Care
    Speech Therapy

Medicare Ratings

Summary Measures
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State Average
National Average
Overall
4
3.1
3.2
Health Inspection
3
2.8
2.8
Staffing
4
2.9
3.2
Resident Care Quality Rating
4
3.7
3.7
Staffing
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State Average
National Average
Total Number of Licensed Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
3.9
3.8
4.1
RN Hours Per Resident Per Day
0.92
0.82
0.89
LPN/LVN Hours Per Resident Per Day
0.66
0.87
0.85
Nurse Aide Hours Per Resident Per Day
2.3
2.1
2.5
Physical Therapist Hours Per Resident Per Day
0.078
0.10
0.10
Quality of Resident Care
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State Average
National Average
Short-Stay Quality of Resident Care
3
3.5
3.7
Long-Stay Quality of Resident Care
5
3.8
3.6
Penalties
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State Average
National Average
Number of Fines
0
1.3
1.4
Number of Payment Denials by Medicare
0
1.2
1.1

Contracts & Pricing

Payment Options
Private Payment, Medicare, Medicaid

Plan Types

  1. Daily Rates

Residents with Fee for Service or Rental contracts generally pay the market rate for assisted living/personal care, memory care, and skilled nursing services. These may be in addition to independent living monthly fees if the resident does not permanently relinquish their independent living accommodations.

Nursing Care
Memory Care
Personal Care
Semi-Private Room
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Private Room
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedroom
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Prices shown reflect minimum costs and may be out of date. Please contact the community directly for complete pricing details.

Living at Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing

Types of Units

Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing offers 2 types of units: Private Room, and Semi-Private Room.

  • Private Room
  • Semi-Private Room
  • Studio
  • One Bedroom Apt
  • Two Bedroom Apt
  • Cottage
  • Townhouse

Dining

Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing offers 1 dining option: Casual Dining.

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Private Dining
  • Formal Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Pub
  • Sunday Brunch

Religious Services

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Amenities

    Laundry
    Salon/Beauty Shop
    Transportation Services

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit
Non profit
Parent Organization
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License Status
Regular

Affiliated Communities

There is 1 community affiliated with Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Skilled Nursing: Mercy Center Nursing Unit - Personal Care.

What are affiliated communities?
These are communities that have established relationships with one another. They often share the same parent company or network.
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