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Nursing Homes Iowa Lenox Lenox Care Center

Lenox Care Center has been cited for a total of 57 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 433 nursing homes in Iowa with a total of 17,103 deficiencies resulting in an average of 39.50 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
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:
04-07-2017

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

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

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-10-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-08-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-01-2016

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:
04-24-2015

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Provide proper discharge planning and communication, of the resident's health status and summary of the resident's nursing home stay.
Scope:
B
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-24-2015

Keep clinical record information safe.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
04-24-2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-30-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-06-2017

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-13-2016

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-22-2015

Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-22-2015

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-22-2015

Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-22-2015

An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-22-2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-30-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-06-2017

Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-13-2016

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-13-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-22-2015

Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-22-2015

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-22-2015

Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-22-2015

An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-22-2015



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