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Gino J Merli Veterans Center in Scranton, PA

Gino J Merli Veterans Center is a larger-sized nursing home facility in Scranton, Pennsylvania (Lackawanna county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Gino J Merli Veterans Center includes: Visiting / Business Hours, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 196 beds and 142 residents (which would leave 54 beds available). Gino J Merli Veterans Center participates in Medicaid and are classified as a Government - State ownership. They offer both family and residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Gino J Merli Veterans Center received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Gino J Merli Veterans Center
Business Name:
Legal Business Name Not Available
CMS ID:
39A433
Street Address:
401 PENN AVENUE
City:
Scranton
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip Code:
18503
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicaid
Ownership:
Government - State
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Both Family And Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 401 Penn Avenue in Scranton Pennsylvania 18503.
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They can be reached by phone at (570) 961-4300.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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Medicaid participation for Gino J Merli Veterans Center began on Jan 01, 2009.


Services Provided by Gino J Merli Veterans Center include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 1007378250014
Financial Year End: 06-30
CMS Regional Office: Philadelphia
Area: Urban

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Gino J Merli Veterans Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
54 minutes
LPN / LVN
60.6 minutes
CNA
160.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.91 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.3 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Gino J Merli Veterans Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
4.17
Administration
27.49
CNAs
77.01
Dentists
0.03
Dietitians
2.87
Food Service
30.31
Housekeeping
13.44
LPN / LVN
26.22
Medical Director
0.41
Mental Health
0.03
Nurse Admin
6.14
Nursing Director
0.97
Occ. Therapist
0.97
OT Assistant
0.44
Other Staff
15.84
Pharmacist
0.76
Physical Therapist
1.03
Physician Ext.
0.9
Podiatrist
0.03
PT Assistant
1.01
Qualified Activities
0.99
RNs
11.26
Social Services
1.87
Social Worker
0.54
Speech Pathology
1.8
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Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 1 stars 1 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 5 stars 5 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 2 stars 2 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 5 stars 5 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Scranton:
Allied Services Transitional Rehab Unit


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Gino J Merli Veterans Center in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania has 196 beds compared to the Pennsylvania average of 126.76 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 142 residents compared to the PA average of 106.49 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 72.45% occupancy rate compared to the Pennsylvania average of 84.01% and a national average of 81.38%.


Gino J Merli Veterans Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    1 stars compared to the PA average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 2.94 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    2 stars compared to the PA average of 3.95 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.51 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3 for Gino J Merli Veterans Center versus the PA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
GINO J MERLI VETERANS CENTER 142 vs. PA 106.49 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
GINO J MERLI VETERANS CENTER 196 vs. PA 126.76 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
GINO J MERLI VETERANS CENTER 3 vs. PA 3.298 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
GINO J MERLI VETERANS CENTER 2 vs. PA 3.29 vs. National 3.04
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