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Southwestern Nursing Care Center in Pittsburgh, PA

Southwestern Nursing Care Center is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Allegheny county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Southwestern Nursing Care Center includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 118 beds and 109 residents (which would leave 9 beds available). Southwestern Nursing Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Partnership ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Southwestern Nursing Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 3 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:
Southwestern Nursing Care Center
Business Name:
Sw Healthcare Center Lp
CMS ID:
395742
Street Address:
500 LEWIS RUN ROAD
City:
Pittsburgh
State:
Pennsylvania
Zip Code:
15122
CMS Rating:
3 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Partnership
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
Yes

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They are located at the following address: 500 Lewis Run Road in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15122.
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They can be reached by phone at (412) 466-0600.
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 Southwestern Nursing Care Center is approximately 25.1 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 Southwestern Nursing Care Center to Medicare is $769.16 per day (compared to a Pennsylvania average of $726.80) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $404.52 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 Southwestern Nursing Care Center 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 Southwestern Nursing Care Center is approximately 78 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 40 men and 55 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Southwestern Nursing Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
31.579%
Alzheimer's
45.263%
Asthma
25.263%
Cancer
11.579%
CHF
48.421%
COPD
40%
Depression
56.842%
Diabetes
43.158%
Hyperlipidemia
64.211%
IHD
64.211%
Osteoporosis
20%
RA or OA
63.158%
Schizophrenia
12.632%
Stroke
28.421%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Southwestern Nursing Care Center began on Sep 22, 1987.


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

Ownership Changes: 3
Last Ownership Change: 03-01-2014
Medicaid ID: 1028796970001
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): Novitas PA
CMS Regional Office: Philadelphia
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 118

General Information Icon Staff Size

Southwestern Nursing Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
45 minutes
LPN / LVN
45 minutes
CNA
114 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.51 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 Southwestern Nursing Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.84
Administration
13.41
CNAs
45.18
Dentists
0.09
Dietitians
1.14
Food Service
18.8
Housekeeping
11.44
LPN / LVN
19.27
Medical Director
0.21
Mental Health
0.17
Nurse Admin
8.15
Nursing Director
1
Occ. Therapist
1.4
OT Assistant
2.96
Other Staff
4.74
Pharmacist
0.03
Physical Therapist
1.59
Physician
0.06
Physician Ext.
0.71
Podiatrist
0.04
PT Assistant
3.57
Qualified Activities
1.39
RNs
8.47
Social Services
2.01
Speech Pathology
2.07
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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.

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Overall Rating: 3 stars 3 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 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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Southwestern Nursing Care Center in PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania has 118 beds compared to the Pennsylvania average of 126.76 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 109 residents compared to the PA average of 106.49 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 92.37% occupancy rate compared to the Pennsylvania average of 84.01% and a national average of 81.38%.


Southwestern Nursing Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    3 stars compared to the PA average of 3.29 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the PA average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the PA average of 2.94 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 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 3.2 for Southwestern Nursing Care Center versus the PA average of 3.30 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
SOUTHWESTERN NURSING CARE CENTER 109 vs. PA 106.49 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
SOUTHWESTERN NURSING CARE CENTER 118 vs. PA 126.76 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
SOUTHWESTERN NURSING CARE CENTER 3.2 vs. PA 3.298 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
SOUTHWESTERN NURSING CARE CENTER 3 vs. PA 3.29 vs. National 3.04
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OrganizationRole
Sw Healthcare Center Gp LlcPartnership Interest
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