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Nursing Homes Iowa Lenox Lenox Care Center

Lenox Care Center has been cited for a total of 34 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 428 nursing homes in Iowa with a total of 12,711 deficiencies resulting in an average of 29.70 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
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:
09-28-2019

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-28-2019

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-07-2019

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-07-2019

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2019

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:
02-01-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-22-2018

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:
06-22-2018

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.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-07-2017

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-07-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-07-2017

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:
04-07-2017

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-28-2019

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:
08-28-2019

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-05-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-05-2019

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-28-2019

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-29-2019

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:
09-06-2019

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-29-2019

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-12-2018

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-12-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-12-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-14-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-07-2017

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-07-2017

Install proper backup exit lighting.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-24-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-05-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-24-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-05-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-30-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-06-2017

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-28-2017



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