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Nursing Homes Alabama Huntsville Diversicare Of Big Springs

Diversicare Of Big Springs has been cited for a total of 63 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
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-17-2017

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-18-2016

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-18-2016

Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-18-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-18-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-18-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-25-2015

Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-25-2015

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-25-2015

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-25-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-25-2015

Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-25-2015

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

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:
08-21-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

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:
08-21-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2017

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-23-2016

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2015



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