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The Timbers Of Cass County

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Nursing Homes Michigan Dowagiac The Timbers Of Cass County

The Timbers Of Cass County has been cited for a total of 31 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
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2018

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-01-2018

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:
03-05-2018

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-05-2018

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-05-2018

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-05-2018

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-12-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-12-2017

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:
G
Corrected:
11-15-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-15-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-21-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-10-2015

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:
08-25-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-25-2015

Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the United States.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-23-2015

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

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:
11-30-2015

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-30-2015

Install properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-11-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-02-2015

Install properly constructed windows in hallway walls or doors.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-11-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-02-2015



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