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Nursing Homes Georgia Columbus River Towne Center

River Towne Center has been cited for a total of 49 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 355 nursing homes in Georgia with a total of 7,526 deficiencies resulting in an average of 21.20 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
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:
11-24-2019

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:
11-24-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-24-2019

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:
11-24-2019

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-24-2019

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:
06-09-2019

Provide timely, quality laboratory services/tests to meet the needs of residents.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-09-2019

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:
01-20-2019

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-20-2019

Provide appropriate care for a resident to maintain and/or improve range of motion (ROM), limited ROM and/or mobility, unless a decline is for a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-20-2019

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:
01-20-2019

Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-20-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-20-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-17-2018

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:
J
Corrected:
06-06-2018

Ensure that nurses and nurse aides have the appropriate competencies to care for every resident in a way that maximizes each resident's well being.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
J
Corrected:
06-06-2018

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies and develop corrective plans of action.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
J
Corrected:
06-06-2018

Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Notify each resident of certain balances and convey resident funds upon discharge, eviction, or death.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Assure the security of all personal funds of residents deposited with the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
02-05-2018

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:
02-05-2018

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:
02-05-2018

Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Develop 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:
11-14-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-14-2016

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-20-2019

Be properly staffed
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-20-2019

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-20-2019

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-20-2019

Develop and maintain an Emergency Preparedness Program (EP).
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Install proper backup exit lighting.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-05-2018

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2016

Proper backup exit lighting.
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2016

A written emergency evacuation plan.
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-14-2016

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
11-14-2016

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Category:
Interior Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-14-2016



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