Merwick Care Rehabilitation Center

 (609) 759-6000

Merwick Care Rehabilitation Center is a 196-bed Medicare-certified nursing home, with an overall rating of 1 (out of 5) stars. There have been 10 deficiencies found over the course of 2 inspections since 09/15/2011.

100 PLAINSBORO ROAD, Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
Summary
overall rating
1 out of 5 stars
beds196
occupancy93.9% (184 of 196)
address100 PLAINSBORO ROAD
Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
categoryMedicare and Medicaid
ownershipFor profit - Corporation
resident/family council?BOTH
focus facility?NO
 (609) 759-6000
Ratings
Health Inspections
1 out of 5 stars
Nurse Staffing
2 out of 5 stars
RN Only
4 out of 5 stars
Quality Measures
4 out of 5 stars
Complaints
DateDate FixedComplaint
09/15/201109/15/2011Mistreatment Deficiencies
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
09/15/201110/14/2011Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
06/09/201107/08/2011Resident Rights Deficiencies
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
06/09/201107/08/2011Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident.
03/09/201104/29/2011Quality Care Deficiencies
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
03/05/201204/04/2012Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Deficiencies
DateDate FixedDeficiency
11/20/201201/03/2013Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
11/20/201201/03/2013Quality Care Deficiencies
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
11/20/201201/03/2013Quality Care Deficiencies
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
11/20/201201/03/2013Environmental Deficiencies
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
09/15/201110/14/2011Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Exits that are accessible at all times.
09/15/201110/14/2011Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
09/15/201110/14/2011Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
09/15/201110/14/2011Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
09/15/201109/15/2011Mistreatment Deficiencies
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
09/15/201110/14/2011Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.