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Waterford Care Center, The has been cited for a total of 63 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
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-22-2017

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

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-07-2018

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

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-23-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-23-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-23-2017

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2016

Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-21-2016

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-24-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-12-2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-07-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-23-2017

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2017

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-24-2017

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-31-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2017

Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-18-2016

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-15-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-19-2016

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-12-2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-07-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-23-2017

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2017

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-24-2017

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-31-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-20-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-10-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2017

Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-18-2016

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-15-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-19-2016



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