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Goldwater Pontiac Nursing Home has been cited for a total of 84 deficiencies since we began saving each survey. We believe it is worthwhile to show how things are and were. Some improve and some get worse. Rather than a snapshot, we take s longer view than most. A longer view, we believe, paints a better and more worthwhile picture. We start from them most recent and go back as you scroll down.

Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location or here to see if more recent data is available for Goldwater Pontiac Nursing Home.

Since we bagan longer term (multi year tracking, numbers will naturally be higher than 3 (or so surverys).
There are 745 nursing homes in Illinois with a total of 48,701 deficiencies resulting in an average of 65.37 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


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Deficiency Cited, Scope, survery date, stems from a complaint, and Date of Correction
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-09-27
Corrected:
2023-09-29

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Ensure each resident must receive and the facility must provide necessary behavioral health care and services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Designate a qualified infection preventionist to be responsible for the infection prevent and control program in the nursing home.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

Develop and implement policies and procedures for flu and pneumonia vaccinations.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2023-07-28
Corrected:
2023-08-07

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2023-05-10
Corrected:
2023-05-11

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-11-29
Corrected:
2022-12-15

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-11-29
Corrected:
2022-12-15

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-11-29
Corrected:
2022-12-15

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-11-29
Corrected:
2022-12-15

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-08-12
Corrected:
2022-08-24

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-08-12
Corrected:
2022-08-24

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-08-12
Corrected:
2022-08-24

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-08-12
Corrected:
2022-08-24

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-08-12
Corrected:
2022-08-24

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2022-08-12
Corrected:
2022-08-24

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
C
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-06-01
Corrected:
2022-06-15

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-06-01
Corrected:
2022-06-15

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
C
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-06-01
Corrected:
2022-06-15

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-06-01
Corrected:
2022-06-15

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-04-25
Corrected:
2022-05-04

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:
J
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-04-25
Corrected:
2022-05-04

Ensure that the resident and his/her doctor meet face-to-face at all required visits.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-04-25
Corrected:
2022-05-04

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-04-25
Corrected:
2022-05-04

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:
J
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-04-25
Corrected:
2022-05-04

Ensure that the resident and his/her doctor meet face-to-face at all required visits.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-04-25
Corrected:
2022-05-04

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-02-08
Corrected:
2022-02-25

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-02-08
Corrected:
2022-02-25

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-02-08
Corrected:
2022-02-25

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-02-08
Corrected:
2022-02-25

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-02-08
Corrected:
2022-02-25

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2022-02-08
Corrected:
2022-02-25

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-10-13
Corrected:
2021-10-19

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-10-13
Corrected:
2021-10-19

Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-09-23
Corrected:
2021-10-05

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:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-09-23
Corrected:
2021-10-05

Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-09-23
Corrected:
2021-10-05

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:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-09-23
Corrected:
2021-10-05

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Designate a qualified infection preventionist to be responsible for the infection prevent and control program in the nursing home.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
C
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

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:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with dementia.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Designate a qualified infection preventionist to be responsible for the infection prevent and control program in the nursing home.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
C
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

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:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Provide the appropriate treatment and services to a resident who displays or is diagnosed with dementia.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2021-06-04
Corrected:
2021-06-23

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-31
Corrected:
2021-04-21

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-31
Corrected:
2021-04-21

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-31
Corrected:
2021-04-21

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-31
Corrected:
2021-04-21

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-31
Corrected:
2021-04-21

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-31
Corrected:
2021-04-21

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Have a registered nurse on duty 8 hours a day; and select a registered nurse to be the director of nurses on a full time basis.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Have a registered nurse on duty 8 hours a day; and select a registered nurse to be the director of nurses on a full time basis.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-25
Corrected:
2021-04-11

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-02
Corrected:
2021-04-12

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-02
Corrected:
2021-04-12

Report COVID19 data to residents and families.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-02
Corrected:
2021-04-12

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentís preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-02
Corrected:
2021-04-12

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-02
Corrected:
2021-04-12

Report COVID19 data to residents and families.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2021-03-02
Corrected:
2021-04-12

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-09-23
Corrected:
2020-10-09

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
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-08-04
Corrected:
2020-08-28

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
Y
Standard:
N
Survey Date:
2020-08-04
Corrected:
2020-08-28

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-09-12
Corrected:
2019-10-03

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-09-12
Corrected:
2019-10-03

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-09-12
Corrected:
2019-10-03

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
From Complaint:
N
Standard:
Y
Survey Date:
2019-09-12
Corrected:
2019-10-03



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