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Nursing Homes Illinois Pontiac Good Samaritan - Pontiac

Good Samaritan - Pontiac has been cited for a total of 30 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 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:
10-01-2019

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-03-2019

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:
10-03-2019

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-03-2019

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:
10-03-2019

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-10-2018

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:
08-10-2018

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:
05-24-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-24-2018

Give residents notice of Medicaid/Medicare coverage and potential liability for services not covered.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-02-2018

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:
11-02-2018

Have a plan that describes the process for conducting QAPI and QAA activities.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-02-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-02-2018

Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident?s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

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:
10-18-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

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.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2017

Establish roles under a Waiver declared by secretary.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-02-2018

List the names and contact information of those in the facility.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-02-2018

Provide emergency officials' contact information.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-02-2018

Provide family notifications of emergency plan.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-02-2018



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