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Signature Healthcare Of Savannah has been cited for a total of 31 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 357 nursing homes in Georgia with a total of 7,785 deficiencies resulting in an average of 21.81 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
Perform COVID19 testing on residents and staff.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-23-2020

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-23-2020

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:
09-08-2019

Assure that each resident?s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-08-2019

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-08-2019

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:
G
Corrected:
09-08-2019

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:
09-08-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-08-2019

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:
E
Corrected:
08-18-2019

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:
08-18-2019

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-18-2019

Honor the resident's right to manage his or her financial affairs.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Give residents notice of Medicaid/Medicare coverage and potential liability for services not covered.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
07-07-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
07-07-2018

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:
07-07-2018

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:
07-07-2018

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:
07-07-2018

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:
07-07-2018

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:
07-07-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-08-2019

Establish emergency prep training and testing.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Establish staff and initial training requirements.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Provide hallway or ground-level exits in all residents rooms.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-07-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-07-2018



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