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Nursing Homes Illinois Pontiac Good Samaritan - Pontiac

Good Samaritan - Pontiac has been cited for a total of 58 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
Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident?s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

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

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

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2017

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

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

Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2017

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

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

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

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
10-12-2016

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:
E
Corrected:
09-20-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-20-2016

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
09-09-2016

Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
08-09-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-09-2015

Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
08-09-2015

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-09-2015

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-13-2016

Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-14-2016

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Noncombustible or limited-combustible interior walls.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-26-2016

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-26-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-26-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-07-2015

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-10-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-07-2015

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-12-2015

An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-12-2015

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-13-2016

Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-14-2016

An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

Noncombustible or limited-combustible interior walls.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2016

No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-26-2016

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-26-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-26-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-07-2015

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-10-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-07-2015

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-12-2015

An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-12-2015



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