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Nursing Homes Nebraska Hebron Blue Valley Lutheran Care Home

Blue Valley Lutheran Care Home has been cited for a total of 77 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
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2017

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:
11-14-2017

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2017

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:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2017

Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-21-2017

Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
09-26-2016

Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-26-2016

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:
09-26-2016

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:
07-07-2015

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-07-2015

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-07-2015

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-07-2015

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-20-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-20-2017

Have a fire alarm with audible and visual signals that transmits the alarm automatically to notify emergency forces in event of fire.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-17-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-17-2017

Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-21-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-13-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-13-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2016

Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-09-2015

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-20-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-20-2017

Have a fire alarm with audible and visual signals that transmits the alarm automatically to notify emergency forces in event of fire.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-17-2017

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
11-17-2017

Properly provide smoke detection systems in areas open to corridors.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-09-2017

Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-20-2017

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-21-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-13-2017

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
10-13-2017

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-12-2017

Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-12-2016

Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-12-2016

Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Have other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

No-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
09-02-2016

Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-01-2015

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-09-2015

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-17-2015

Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-17-2015



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