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Lutheran Care Center

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Nursing Homes Illinois Altamont Lutheran Care Center

Lutheran Care Center has been cited for a total of 34 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 734 nursing homes in Illinois with a total of 45,776 deficiencies resulting in an average of 62.37 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
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-31-2017
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
08-25-2017
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2016
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-10-2016
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
08-10-2016
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
08-10-2016
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-12-2015
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2015
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2015
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2015
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-12-2015
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
10-12-2015
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-23-2017
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-29-2017
Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-29-2017
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-29-2017
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2016
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-11-2016
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2016
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-01-2016
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2015
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2015
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2015
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-23-2017
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-29-2017
Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-29-2017
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-29-2017
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2016
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-11-2016
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2016
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-01-2016
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2015
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2015
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2015

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