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Hilltop Estates

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Nursing Homes Nebraska Gothenburg Hilltop Estates

Hilltop Estates has been cited for a total of 26 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location or here to see if more recent data is available for Hilltop Estates.

There are 196 nursing homes in Nebraska with a total of 7,650 deficiencies resulting in an average of 39.03 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
Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-21-2020

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:
03-21-2020

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:
03-21-2020

Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-21-2020

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-21-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-21-2020

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:
03-21-2020

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:
12-06-2018

Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

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:
12-06-2018

Notify the resident or the resident?s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident?s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Ensure necessary information is communicated to the resident, and receiving health care provider at the time of a planned discharge.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-19-2017

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-19-2017

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-19-2017

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-19-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-19-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
03-21-2020

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-06-2018

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-19-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-19-2017



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