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Good Samaritan Society - Atkinson has been cited for a total of 55 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 213 nursing homes in Nebraska with a total of 10,886 deficiencies resulting in an average of 51.11 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
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:
09-29-2017

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-29-2017

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-29-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-29-2017

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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-29-2017

Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-29-2017

At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-29-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-29-2017

Keep each resident free from drugs that restrain them, unless needed for medical treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-29-2017

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:
05-31-2017

Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2017

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:
05-31-2017

Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-13-2017

Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-05-2016

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:
07-05-2016

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-05-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-12-2015

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2015

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:
E
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-25-2017

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-14-2016

No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-02-2015

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-17-2015

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-25-2017

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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Install smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-25-2017

Properly maintained smoke detectors.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-14-2016

No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-10-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
04-02-2015

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-17-2015



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