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Happy Siesta Nursing Home

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Nursing Homes Iowa Remsen Happy Siesta Nursing Home

Happy Siesta Nursing Home has been cited for a total of 77 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
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
J
Corrected:
06-07-2017
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-10-2017
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2016
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-13-2016
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
10-13-2016
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2016
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-22-2016
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-22-2016
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-18-2016
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:
03-18-2016
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-18-2016
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-13-2015
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:
11-13-2015
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-13-2015
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-13-2015
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-13-2015
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-13-2015
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-13-2015
Install proper backup exit lighting.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Have a complete alarm system manually initiated and initiated by fire sprinkler system connection.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Approved construction type or materials.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-11-2016
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-20-2016
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-05-2016
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-20-2016
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2016
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-29-2016
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-29-2016
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-29-2016
Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-20-2016
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2016
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-16-2015
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-24-2015
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-16-2015
Install proper backup exit lighting.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Have a complete alarm system manually initiated and initiated by fire sprinkler system connection.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-30-2017
Approved construction type or materials.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-11-2016
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-20-2016
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-05-2016
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-20-2016
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2016
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-29-2016
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-29-2016
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-29-2016
Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-20-2016
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-14-2016
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-16-2015
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-24-2015
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-24-2015
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-16-2015

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