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Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc in Dallas, PA

Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Dallas, Pennsylvania (Luzerne county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 59 beds and 57 residents (which would leave 2 beds available). Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Non profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc received an overall rating from CMS of 5 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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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Nursing Home:
Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc
Business Name:
Mercy Center Nursing Unit
CMS ID:
395850
Street Address:
P O BOX 370, LAKE STREET
City:
Dallas
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip Code:
18612
CMS Rating:
5 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Non profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: P O Box 370, Lake Street in Dallas Pennsylvania 18612.
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They can be reached by phone at (570) 675-2131.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc is approximately 35.5 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc to Medicare is $527.98 per day (compared to a Pennsylvania average of $726.80) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $390.49 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc is approximately 86 years old.



Percentage of patients at Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
27.778%
Alzheimer's
47.222%
Asthma
27.778%
Cancer
16.667%
CHF
55.556%
COPD
44.444%
Depression
38.889%
Diabetes
19.444%
Hyperlipidemia
63.889%
Osteoporosis
33.333%
Schizophrenia
19.444%
Stroke
30.556%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc began on May 09, 1991.


Services Provided by Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc include:
Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, 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: 0012388540001
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA)
CMS Regional Office: Philadelphia
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 59

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Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
51.6 minutes
LPN / LVN
29.4 minutes
CNA
148.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.34 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.63
Administration
9.31
CNAs
21.8
Dentists
0.01
Dietitians
0.34
Food Service
1.14
Housekeeping
7.43
LPN / LVN
7.08
Medical Director
0.11
Nurse Admin
2.29
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.57
OT Assistant
0.86
Other Staff
5.14
Physical Therapist
1.14
Physician Ext.
0.11
Podiatrist
0.01
PT Assistant
1.71
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
5.94
Social Worker
1.83
Speech Pathology
1.77
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 5 stars 5 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating


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

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Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc in DALLAS, Pennsylvania has 59 beds compared to the Pennsylvania average of 126.76 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 57 residents compared to the PA average of 106.49 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 96.61% occupancy rate compared to the Pennsylvania average of 84.01% and a national average of 81.38%.


Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the PA average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the PA average of 2.94 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the PA average of 3.95 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 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 4.4 for Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc versus the PA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
MERCY CENTER NURSING UNIT INC 57 vs. PA 106.49 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
MERCY CENTER NURSING UNIT INC 59 vs. PA 126.76 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
MERCY CENTER NURSING UNIT INC 4.4 vs. PA 3.298 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
MERCY CENTER NURSING UNIT INC 5 vs. PA 3.29 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Mercy Center Nursing Unit Inc
OrganizationRole
Institute Of The Sisters Of Mercy Of The Americas Midatlantic Commu5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
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