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Sheridan County Hospital Ltcu has been cited for a total of 73 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 333 nursing homes in Kansas with a total of 12,834 deficiencies resulting in an average of 38.54 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
Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-01-2018

Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-01-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-01-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-04-2018

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's bathroom and bathing area.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-04-2018

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:
09-16-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Provide routine and 24-hour emergency dental care for each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

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:
09-16-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-16-2016

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:
06-17-2015

Provide resident groups or resident family groups with private space to meet.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2015

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2015

Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-17-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2015

Have a correctly designed non-healthcare occupancy area in a health care facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Have properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure gas and vacuum systems are inspected and tested as part of a maintenance program.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Portable fire extinguishers.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2014

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2014

Have a correctly designed non-healthcare occupancy area in a health care facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Have properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure gas and vacuum systems are inspected and tested as part of a maintenance program.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Ensure that personnel concerned with handling of medical gases and cylinders are trained on the risk.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Portable fire extinguishers.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-20-2016

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-15-2014

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-08-2014



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