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Nursing Homes Iowa Sigourney Sigourney Health Care

Sigourney Health Care has been cited for a total of 46 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
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-10-2017

Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2017

Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2017

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2017

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-01-2017

Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-11-2017

Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-03-2016

Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2016

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-30-2016

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-15-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2015

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2015

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2015

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2017

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-15-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2015

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2015

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2015



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