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Washington Nursing Center has been cited for a total of 83 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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 Washington Nursing Center.

There are 522 nursing homes in Indiana with a total of 29,446 deficiencies resulting in an average of 56.41 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 residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-09-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-09-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
07-03-2017

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-16-2017

Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

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:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-16-2016

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:
11-16-2016

Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-16-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-11-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-11-2016

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:
11-12-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-12-2016

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-12-2016

Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-12-2016

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:
11-12-2016

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:
E
Corrected:
11-12-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-12-2016

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-12-2016

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:
08-07-2015

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:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2015

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
08-26-2015

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:
08-21-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-26-2015

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-26-2015

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-21-2015

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2015

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
01-03-2017

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2015



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