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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 42 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 442 nursing homes in Michigan with a total of 24,051 deficiencies resulting in an average of 54.41 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
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
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.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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.
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-22-2016
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:
07-19-2016
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:
07-19-2016
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-19-2016
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-19-2016
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-04-2015
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-04-2015
Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-22-2016
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-04-2015
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-28-2015
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2015
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-04-2015
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-21-2015
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-28-2015
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-04-2015
Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-08-2017
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-22-2016
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-04-2015
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-28-2015
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-01-2015
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-04-2015
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-21-2015
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-28-2015
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-04-2015

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