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North Woods Nursing Center

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Nursing Homes Michigan Farwell North Woods Nursing Center

North Woods Nursing Center has been cited for a total of 28 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 437 nursing homes in Michigan with a total of 21,501 deficiencies resulting in an average of 49.20 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.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-05-2019

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-05-2019

Develop and implement 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:
11-05-2019

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:
11-05-2019

Develop and implement 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:
09-11-2018

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:
09-11-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-11-2018

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:
09-11-2018

Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017

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.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-08-2017

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.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017

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:
08-08-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Ensure that all nurse aides who have worked less than 4 months are enrolled in appropriate training or have been deemed competent to provide nursing and nursing related services.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017

1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-01-2019

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-01-2019

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:
F
Corrected:
09-11-2018

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-11-2018

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-27-2017

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017



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