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Tower Hill Healthcare Center

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Nursing Homes Illinois South Elgin Tower Hill Healthcare Center

Tower Hill Healthcare Center has been cited for a total of 45 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 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:
10-25-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-05-2017

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2017

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2017

Ensure that each resident is free from the use of physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-28-2017

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:
12-28-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

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:
12-28-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Ensure menus must meet the nutritional needs of residents, be prepared in advance, be followed, be updated, be reviewed by dietician, and meet the needs of the resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-02-2018

Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2018

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-10-2017

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:
11-03-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-03-2016

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:
02-01-2017

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:
02-01-2017

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2017

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-03-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
02-01-2017

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:
E
Corrected:
03-02-2017

Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-22-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-04-2015

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:
11-04-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-12-2015

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:
02-15-2016

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:
C
Corrected:
02-15-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-15-2016

Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-17-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-17-2016

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:
02-17-2016

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-15-2016

Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-15-2016

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-15-2016

Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-17-2016

Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-17-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-15-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-17-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
02-12-2016



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