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River Bluff Nursing Home

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Nursing Homes Illinois Rockford River Bluff Nursing Home

River Bluff Nursing Home has been cited for a total of 81 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
Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-11-2019

Ensure therapeutic diets are prescribed by the attending physician and may be delegated to a registered or licensed dietitian, to the extent allowed by State law.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-29-2019

Ensure meals and snacks are served at times in accordance with resident?s needs, preferences, and requests. Suitable and nourishing alternative meals and snacks must be provided for residents who want to eat at non-traditional times or outside of schedul
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-29-2019

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-10-2019

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
J
Corrected:
05-17-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
05-01-2019

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:
04-08-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2019

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2019

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:
04-08-2019

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2019

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:
04-02-2019

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-11-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
10-11-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-02-2018

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-08-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
06-08-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2018

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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:
04-08-2018

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
04-27-2018

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:
F
Corrected:
04-27-2018

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:
03-09-2018

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-09-2018

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:
03-09-2018

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-20-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-20-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-20-2017

1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-02-2017

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:
D
Corrected:
09-02-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2017

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-28-2017

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-28-2017

1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

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:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

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.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Install properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-04-2020

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-29-2019

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:
E
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Ensure that building systems meet requirements determined by risk assessment procedures performed by qualified personnel.
Category:
Electrical Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-29-2019

Use approved construction type or materials.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-21-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-12-2018

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-08-2018

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:
E
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-12-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2018

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-21-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-23-2018

Be properly staffed
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2018

Ensure that building systems meet requirements determined by risk assessment procedures performed by qualified personnel.
Category:
Electrical Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2018

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:
05-10-2018

Have proper power supply for life support equipment.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-10-2018

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018



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