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Nursing Homes Illinois Joliet Spring Creek

Spring Creek has been cited for a total of 105 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
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-11-2020

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-11-2020

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:
E
Corrected:
03-11-2020

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2020

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
Corrected:
02-10-2020

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.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2020

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:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2020

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2020

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-10-2020

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
01-17-2020

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-09-2020

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-09-2020

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:
12-17-2019

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
12-05-2019

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-30-2019

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
Corrected:
06-28-2019

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:
E
Corrected:
04-12-2019

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-12-2019

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:
04-12-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-12-2019

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2019

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:
E
Corrected:
10-22-2019

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2019

Ensure each resident receives and the facility provides food prepared in a form designed to meet individual needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2019

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:
10-22-2019

Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-22-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-22-2019

Have policies on smoking.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-22-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-03-2018

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-03-2018

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-03-2018

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 ne
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-03-2018

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:
10-03-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-08-2017

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:
11-09-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-09-2017

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:
C
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Develop and maintain an Emergency Preparedness Program (EP).
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Conduct risk assessment and an All-Hazards approach.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Address patient/client population and determine types of services needed.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Include a process for Emergency Preparedness collaboration.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Develop Emergency Preparedness policies and procedures.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Address subsistence needs for staff and patients.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Establish procedures for tracking staff and patients during an emergency.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Establish policies and procedures for sheltering.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Establish policies and procedures for medical documentation.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Establish policies and procedures for volunteers.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Create arrangements with other facilities to receive patients.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Develop a communication plan.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

List the names and contact information of those in the facility.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Establish methods for sharing information.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Provide a means of sharing information on occupancy/needs.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Provide family notifications of emergency plan.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Establish emergency prep training and testing.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Establish staff and initial training requirements.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Conduct testing and exercise requirements.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Implement emergency and standby power systems.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-08-2019

Use approved construction type or materials.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have elevators that firefighters can control in the event of a fire.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have proper power supply for life support equipment.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-30-2019

Use approved construction type or materials.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Have protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-20-2018

Ensure that corridors are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Be properly staffed
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2018

Use approved construction type or materials.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Have protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Ensure that waiting areas, nurse?s stations, gift shops, and cooking facilities, open to the corridor are properly protected.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Provide properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-09-2017



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