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Idaho State Veterans Home - Boise

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Nursing Homes Idaho Boise Idaho State Veterans Home - Boise

Idaho State Veterans Home - Boise has been cited for a total of 41 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 87 nursing homes in Idaho with a total of 3,222 deficiencies resulting in an average of 37.03 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:
E
Corrected:
01-08-2021

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-08-2021

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-17-2020

Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-14-2019

Honor the resident's right to share a room with spouse or roommate of choice and receive written notice before a change is made.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-14-2019

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-14-2019

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:
01-14-2019

Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-14-2019

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:
01-14-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-14-2019

Ensure that each resident is free from medications that restrain them, unless needed for medical treatment.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-14-2019

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:
01-14-2019

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:
01-14-2019

Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-14-2019

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:
G
Corrected:
01-14-2019

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

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:
03-27-2017

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-27-2017

Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-29-2016

Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
L
Corrected:
02-29-2016

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:
04-14-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-29-2016

Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-29-2016

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-27-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-27-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-09-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-09-2017

An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-02-2016

Portable fire extinguishers.
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-02-2016



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