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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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