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Good Samaritan Society - Postville

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Good Samaritan Society - Postville has been cited for a total of 29 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
Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Ensure that nurse aides who have worked more than 4 months, are trained and competent; and nurse aides who have worked less than 4 months are enrolled in appropriate training.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2019

Ensure therapeutic diets are prescribed by the attending physician and may be delegated to a registered or licensed dietitian, to the extent allowed by State law.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-22-2018

Develop 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:
02-05-2017

Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2017

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2017

Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-05-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-05-2017

Establish procedures for tracking staff and patients during an emergency.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-03-2019

Establish policies and procedures including evacuation.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-03-2019

Establish policies and procedures for volunteers.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-03-2019

Implement emergency and standby power systems.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-03-2019

Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-25-2019

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-27-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-11-2019

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-27-2019

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-25-2019

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-01-2019

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-06-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-02-2018

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-06-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
04-02-2018

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-03-2018

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:
04-28-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-28-2018

Use approved construction type or materials.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-06-2017

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:
02-06-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
02-06-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-06-2017



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