Background Information on Silver Lake Healthcare Center
Located at 905 Tower Road in Bristol, PA, the Silver Lake Healthcare Center is just across the street from Lower Bucks Hospital in Bucks County. The facility is relatively large with 174 beds. Silver Lake Healthcare Center is owned by OMG MSTR LSCO, LLC and known by the legal business name of Tower Leasing Co., LLC. The facility has been fined multiple times in the past three years for serious health and safety violations. In total, Silver Lake Healthcare Center was fined approximately $70,000 by Medicare.
Silver Lake Healthcare Center currently has a consumer alert issued by Medicare due to the facility being cited for instances of abuse. At the time of this post, the nursing home is rated one out of five stars on Medicare’s Care Compare site. A rating of one out of five stars is considered by Medicare to be “much below average.”
This rating is in part due to the facility receiving 28 health citations over the past year. In comparison, the national average of health citations in nursing homes across Pennsylvania is 8.5. Furthermore, Silver Lake Healthcare Center had 36 complaints in the past three years that resulted in citations. Please note that this 1-star rating is subject to change and is current only as of this post.
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Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuits against Silver Lake Healthcare Center
Currently, there are no pending lawsuits against Silver Lake Healthcare Center for nursing home abuse or neglect.
Deficiencies at Silver Lake Healthcare Center for Resident Care Violations
December 2nd, 2022, Inspection at Silver Lake Healthcare Center
Staff at Silver Lake Healthcare Center sell cigarettes, candy, and pretzels to residents to help fund residents’ activities. Any money collected from the sales is expected to be put back into the residents’ activity fund. However, during an inspection at the facility, inspectors discovered that a staff member had pocketed money from the sales to use for their own benefit.
December 27th, 2021, Inspection at Silver Lake Healthcare Center
This inspection found that staff at the facility had failed to prevent a resident from developing a stage two bedsore, also known as a pressure ulcer, under their care.
August 6th, 2021, Inspection at Silver Lake Healthcare Center
A complaint inspection occurred at Silver Lake Healthcare Center after a resident was physically assaulted. It was determined that staff failed to properly supervise a resident who had a history of physical, sexual, and verbal aggression to staff and other residents. The resident was left alone for a period of time in which they went into another resident’s room and punched them in the face. The injured resident was sent to the hospital with a facial contusion.
January 15th, 2020, Inspection at Silver Lake Healthcare Center
Based on observations and interviews with staff, inspectors discovered that a nursing assistant (CNA) had physically assaulted a resident. The resident, who suffered from vascular dementia along with other mental illnesses, was being changed when the incident occurred. A staff member who witnessed the event told inspectors that the CNA had become frustrated with the resident and smacked him on the head. When the staff member reported to the charge nurse what had happened, an in-house investigation occurred. Upon further examination of the resident, staff found scratches and bruises on their arms.
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