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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 110 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
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
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.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-27-2018

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-09-2018

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-09-2018

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

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

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-02-2017

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

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

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

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

Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-10-2017

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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

Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-02-2017

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.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

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

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
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.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-04-2017

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

Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-20-2016

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2016

Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
12-01-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2015

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-18-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016

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

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

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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

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

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

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

Be properly staffed
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2018

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

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
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.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-10-2018

Have proper power supply for life support equipment.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-10-2018

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Use approved construction type or materials.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-20-2017

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-28-2017

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:
04-28-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-20-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-28-2017

Ensure that corridors are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-21-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-28-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-28-2017

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-05-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-05-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-23-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2016

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-02-2016

Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-07-2016

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

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

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-08-2018

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

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

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

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

Be properly staffed
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2018

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

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
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.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-10-2018

Have proper power supply for life support equipment.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-10-2018

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-08-2018

Use approved construction type or materials.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-20-2017

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-28-2017

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:
04-28-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-20-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-28-2017

Ensure that corridors are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-21-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-28-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-28-2017

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-05-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-05-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-23-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-23-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2016

An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-02-2016

Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-07-2016



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