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Good Samaritan Society - Forest City

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Inspection Summary
Good Samaritan Society - Forest City has been cited for 24 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data (Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location to see if there is more recent data available). There are 436 nursing homes in Iowa with a total of 12262 deficiencies resulting in an average of 28.12 deficiencies per nursing home.

Date of Survey Date of Correction Deficiency
2014-03-13 2014-03-17 Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
2014-03-13 2014-03-17 1) Receive registry verification that a nurse aide has met the required training and skills that the State requires; and 2) ensure nurse aides receive the required retraining after 24 months if nursing related services were not provided for monetary compe
2013-01-31 2013-02-12 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
2013-01-31 2013-02-12 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.
2012-01-06 2012-01-18 Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
2012-01-06 2012-01-18 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.
2012-01-06 2012-01-18 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 A written emergency evacuation plan.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 Properly maintained smoke detectors.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 Restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
2014-03-20 2014-04-18 Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
2013-02-07 2013-02-21 Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
2013-02-07 2013-02-07 Exits that are accessible at all times.
2013-02-07 2013-02-13 Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
2013-02-07 2013-02-13 Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
2013-02-07 2013-02-13 Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
2012-01-10 2012-02-09 Approved construction type or materials.
2012-01-10 2012-01-19 Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
2012-01-10 2012-01-17 Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
2012-01-10 2012-01-17 A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.

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