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Blue Ridge Healthcare Windwood

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Nursing Homes Alabama Montgomery Blue Ridge Healthcare Windwood

Blue Ridge Healthcare Windwood has been cited for a total of 92 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 228 nursing homes in Alabama with a total of 8,041 deficiencies resulting in an average of 35.27 deficiencies per nursing home.



The following table describes how deficiencies are scored. An easy way to remember the severity of a deficiency's scope is that the further along in the alphabet (A through L) the scope value is, the more severe the deficiency is.
Additionally, A through F means no actual harm has happened.

Table describing the severity and scope of deficiencies


Deficiency Cited, Scope, and Date of Correction
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-19-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident?s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Assure that each resident?s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
H
Corrected:
01-04-2017

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have ramps, exits, fire escape ladders, steps, and areas of refuge that meet safety requirements.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Install properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have proper power supply for life support equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-02-2017

Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have ramps, exits, fire escape ladders, steps, and areas of refuge that meet safety requirements.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Install properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have proper power supply for life support equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-13-2016

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-13-2016



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