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Norlite Nursing Center

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Nursing Homes Michigan Marquette Norlite Nursing Center

Norlite Nursing Center has been cited for a total of 43 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 435 nursing homes in Michigan with a total of 22,041 deficiencies resulting in an average of 50.67 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 services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Try different approaches before using a bed rail. If a bed rail is needed, the facility must (1) assess a resident for safety risk; (2) review these risks and benefits with the resident/representative; (3) get informed consent; and (4) Correctly install
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Ensure food and drink is palatable, attractive, and at a safe and appetizing temperature.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-18-2019

Honor the resident's right to be treated with respect and dignity and to retain and use personal possessions.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-28-2020

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-28-2020

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-20-2019

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2019

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Assure that each resident?s assessment is updated at least once every 3 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Conduct and document a facility-wide assessment to determine what resources are necessary to care for residents competently during both day-to-day operations and emergencies.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-24-2018

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-26-2019

Try different approaches before using a bed rail. If a bed rail is needed, the facility must (1) assess a resident for safety risk; (2) review these risks and benefits with the resident/representative; (3) get informed consent; and (4) Correctly install
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
K
Corrected:
03-26-2019

Regularly inspect all bed frames, mattresses, and bed rails (if any) for safety; and all bed rails and mattresses must attach safely to the bed frame.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-26-2019

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-01-2018

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-14-2017

Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-16-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-16-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-14-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-16-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-01-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-01-2019

Provide properly sized and located linen or trash receptacles.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-01-2019

To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-01-2019

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:
11-30-2018

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:
08-24-2018

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-14-2017

Have an alternate power supply for its alarm system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-14-2017

Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-14-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-14-2017



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