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Nursing Homes Illinois Chicago Waterford Care Center, The

Waterford Care Center, The has been cited for a total of 40 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 712 nursing homes in Illinois with a total of 33,805 deficiencies resulting in an average of 47.48 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
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-03-2020

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:
03-26-2019

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:
02-14-2019

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-14-2019

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:
02-14-2019

Ensure residents do not lose the ability to perform activities of daily living unless there is a medical reason.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-14-2019

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:
02-14-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-14-2019

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:
02-14-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-14-2019

Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-22-2017

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-07-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-07-2018

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:
03-07-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-07-2018

Address patient/client population and determine types of services needed.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-12-2020

Provide primary/alternate means for communication.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-12-2020

Establish staff and initial training requirements.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-12-2020

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:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2020

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2020

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-06-2020

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-10-2020

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2020

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-06-2020

Install properly constructed and protected linen or trash chutes.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-05-2020

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-11-2020

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-13-2020

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-28-2019

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-28-2019

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-28-2019

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:
F
Corrected:
02-26-2019

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:
03-12-2018

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-13-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-15-2018

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-27-2018

Install properly constructed and protected linen or trash chutes.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-09-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-07-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018



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