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Gowanda Rehabilitation And Nursing Center 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 614 nursing homes in New York with a total of 16,105 deficiencies resulting in an average of 26.23 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
Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure (1) employees report any suspicion of a crime against any resident, according to timelines; (2) post the notice of employee rights; and (3) prohibit and prevent retaliation for reporting.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-14-2019

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-14-2019

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2019

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-29-2019

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-29-2019

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:
11-29-2019

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:
11-29-2019

Honor the resident's right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

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:
09-14-2018

Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

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:
E
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

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:
09-14-2018

Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Provide appropriate care for residents who are continent or incontinent of bowel/bladder, appropriate catheter care, and appropriate care to prevent urinary tract infections.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-06-2017

Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-06-2017

Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-19-2017

Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-19-2017

Provide properly protected cooking facilities.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-29-2019

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-29-2019

Have restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-29-2019

Establish policies and procedures for sheltering.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-14-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-19-2017

Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-19-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-19-2017



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