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Laurellwood Care Center

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Nursing Homes Florida Saint Petersburg Laurellwood Care Center

Laurellwood Care Center has been cited for a total of 67 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 691 nursing homes in Florida with a total of 19,012 deficiencies resulting in an average of 27.51 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
Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-22-2021

Assist a resident in gaining access to vision and hearing services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-17-2020

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:
D
Corrected:
01-17-2020

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-17-2020

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:
01-17-2020

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:
01-17-2020

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:
01-17-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-17-2020

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:
D
Corrected:
06-10-2019

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-05-2019

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2018

Ensure that each resident is free from the use of physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2018

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:
10-14-2018

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2018

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:
10-14-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2018

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:
10-14-2018

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food that accommodates resident allergies, intolerances, and preferences, as well as appealing options.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-14-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2018

Implement a program that monitors antibiotic use.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2018

Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-14-2018

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2018

Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-14-2019

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:
03-14-2019

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-14-2019

Honor the resident's right to voice grievances without discrimination or reprisal and the facility must establish a grievance policy and make prompt efforts to resolve grievances.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-14-2019

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-14-2019

Notify the resident or the resident?s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident?s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-14-2019

Permit a resident to return to the nursing home after hospitalization or therapeutic leave that exceeds bed-hold policy.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-14-2019

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:
03-14-2019

Provide safe, appropriate pain management for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-14-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
03-14-2019

Not transfer or discharge a resident without an adequate reason; and must provide documentation and convey specific information when a resident is transferred or discharged.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-12-2018

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-12-2018

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

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:
08-28-2017

Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Develop and maintain an Emergency Preparedness Program (EP).
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-21-2020

List the names and contact information of those in the facility.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-21-2020

Provide a means of sharing information on occupancy/needs.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-21-2020

Develop and maintain an Emergency Preparedness Program (EP).
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Conduct risk assessment and an All-Hazards approach.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Address subsistence needs for staff and patients.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

List the names and contact information of those in the facility.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Implement emergency and standby power systems.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Meet other general requirements.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2018

Provide exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Have properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-28-2017

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017



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