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Nursing Home Inspection Report: Broomall Manor

FInd out the results of Broomall Manor's nursing home inspection by the Department of Health.

BROOMALL–Broomall Manor is a nursing care facility located on Church Lane in Broomall, serving elderly people with chronic health conditions or injuries that require long-term care.

The Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services filed a survey report on Broomall Manor on April 4, 2012. 

Broomall Manor was given a severity grade of D, based on one situation, on a scale from A to L, with A being the least serious and L being the most serious. 

severity score of D through F means no actual harm was done, but there is the potential for minimal harm that does not impose immediate jeopardy, according to Medicare. 

Report Findings

According to the report filed, based on clinical record review and staff interview, it was determined that the facility failed the following:

  • Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.

One finding from the inspection included an observation of a resident's room in the facility had contained a "red laundry bin with an open lid over flowing with dirty linens located next to dresser," according to the report.

In an interview with Broomall Manor's director of nursing on April 4, 2012, the report states, the director of nursting "confirmed that the earlier observation should not have occured because bins are to be emptied every shift. "

In addition, the facility failed to investigate and control the spread of infection that occurred on March 26, 2012, involving yellow drainage coming from a resident's wound on the left foot.

A physician was notified and after a review of the laboratory report dated March 28, 2012, confirmed the left foot wound was positive for resistant staphylococcus aureus.

Updates

As of Sept. 4, 2012, no new reports have been filed for Broomall Manor in the Pro Publica database. 

You can view more than 20,000 nursing home inspection reports on the Pro Publica website here.

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