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Pioneer Health Care Center

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Nursing Homes Colorado Rocky Ford Pioneer Health Care Center

Pioneer Health Care Center has been cited for a total of 65 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 221 nursing homes in Colorado with a total of 5,897 deficiencies resulting in an average of 26.68 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
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
L
Corrected:
08-27-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-15-2020

Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-13-2020

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
K
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with mental disorder or psychosocial adjustment difficulty, or who has a history of trauma and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-18-2020

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.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Have a plan that describes the process for conducting QAPI and QAA activities.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2020

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-10-2019

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-26-2019

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Ensure the activities program is directed by a qualified professional.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-18-2019

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Ensure each resident must receive and the facility must provide necessary behavioral health care and services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Ensure a licensed pharmacist perform a monthly drug regimen review, including the medical chart, following irregularity reporting guidelines in developed policies and procedures.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-19-2019

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-31-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-24-2019

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-26-2019

Ensure nurse aides have the skills they need to care for residents, and give nurse aides education in dementia care and abuse prevention.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-03-2019

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-19-2020

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with dementia.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
03-19-2020

Verify that a nurse aide has been trained; and if they haven't worked as a nurse aide for 2 years, receive retraining.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-27-2020

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-07-2018

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-18-2018

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2018

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-22-2018

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with mental disorder or psychosocial adjustment difficulty, or who has a history of trauma and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2018

Ensure that residents are free from significant medication errors.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-04-2018

Provide sufficient support personnel to safely and effectively carry out the functions of the food and nutrition service.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-30-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-30-2018

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-30-2018

Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2017

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2017

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-12-2017

Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-26-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-12-2017

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-22-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-10-2017

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-09-2017



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