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Amber House at Harmon House Care Center

601 S Church St
Mt Pleasant, PA 15666-1703
(724) 547-1890
Fax: (724) 547-1893
Services Offered:
Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Adult Day Care,
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Assisted Living
  • Licenses
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    At Harmon House Care Center, our nurses, therapists and board-certified physicians combine compassion with medical science, focusing on helping residents recover fast after a hospital stay. We offer a variety of services for rehabilitative and personal care, and all are designed with individual needs and limitations in mind. The professional staff at Harmon House is our greatest asset. We have a higher staff-to-patient ratio than those mandated by Pennsylvania. We have qualified care givers, and our patients receive compassionate care and the best possible treatment. At Harmon House Care Center, we take pride in what we do. Our "family-helping-families" philosophy comes acress in all decisions we make. We invite you to come and visit our facility. You will find that our staff is caring, professional and friendly; and our facility fresh, clean and comfortable.
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    No licensed physician care provided
    Personal Assistance
    Foot care
    Toileting
    Care Services
    Mental health counseling
    Health Condition Care
    Memory loss
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Safe wandering areas
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Service animals allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Private telephone line
    Community
    Opened in:
    1990
    Number of residents: 12
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Gardening
    Laundry room(s)
    Maintenance director
    Storage
    Other recreational activities:
    We have religious services every Sunday, as well as Communion throughout the month. We also offer a monthly van trip and have various community groups (ie: boy/girl scouts, American Legion, Red Hat Society) visit the facility, in addition to our regularly scheduled musicians, games, sing-alongs, arts & crafts and bingo.
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 104
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid HARMON HOUSE CARE CENTER, LLC
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 2/26/1987
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Resident
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Partial
    Star Ratings
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average state scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average region scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    3.24 stars
    3.68 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.81 stars
    3.13 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    4.05 stars
    4.31 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    2 stars
    3 stars
    2.76 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    3 stars
    3.37 stars
    3.44 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average state scores in 3 of 14 areas.
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average region scores in 1 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.75 hours
    2.31 hours
    2.21 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.82 hours
    0.86 hours
    0.83 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.73 hours
    0.92 hours
    0.91 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.55 hours
    1.78 hours
    1.74 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    3.3 hours
    4.09 hours
    3.95 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.06 hours
    0.12 hours
    0.09 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.55 hours
    2.57 hours
    2.67 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.77 hours
    0.71 hours
    0.78 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.44 hours
    1.2 hours
    1.32 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.76 hours
    4.47 hours
    4.76 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.69 hours
    2.21 hours
    2.04 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.87 hours
    1.02 hours
    0.9 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.38 hours
    0.57 hours
    0.52 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.8 hours
    3.7 hours
    3.35 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average state scores in 9 of 13 areas.
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average region scores in 9 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    19.4%
    16.26%
    11.75%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    7.1%
    8.34%
    7.95%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    11.5%
    5.81%
    6.6%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    10.1%
    8.1%
    6.23%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    53.9%
    55.91%
    57.21%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    4.5%
    3.6%
    3.37%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    7%
    5.16%
    5.85%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    1.4%
    3.88%
    2.73%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    3.9%
    1.13%
    0.72%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    2.1%
    3.13%
    2.41%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    99.1%
    94.29%
    95.19%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    94.51%
    96.09%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    25.5%
    20.7%
    18.92%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average state scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    Amber House at Harmon House Care Center exceeds average region scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    22.5%
    19.28%
    15.82%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    1.4%
    1.44%
    1.1%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    91.8%
    85.69%
    87.7%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    93.1%
    84.63%
    86.99%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    2.9%
    2.62%
    2.31%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Assisted Living
  • Eligibility
    Highlights
    Amber House at Harmon Houseis a new concept in assisted living. It's a caring community for those who need a little help with daily tasks. A place where residents benefit from a wellness approach to living, and can take comfort knowing that there are several specialized services available should they ever need them
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Toileting
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Adult day care
    Hospice
    Mental health counseling
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Diet
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Arthritis
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Cancer
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Depression
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Immune deficiency
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Osteoporosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Stroke
    Traumatic brain injury
    Wound treatment
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Accommodations
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    No pets allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Number of residents: 70
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Snacks
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Designated family visiting area
    Gardening
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    TV, media room, or theater
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Additional personal assistance fee required
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 1
    Health Inspection Rating : 2
    Quality Measures Rating : 2
    Staffing Rating : 1
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 2
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=395726
    Licenses
    PA Nursing Facility
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Health
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 395726
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    PA Personal Care Home
    License No. 429140
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
    PA Adult Day Care
    Issued by Pennsylvania Department on Aging
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
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