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Nursing Homes New York Herkimer Valley Health Services Inc

Valley Health Services Inc has been cited for a total of 24 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 619 nursing homes in New York with a total of 16,403 deficiencies resulting in an average of 26.50 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
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.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-21-2016

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:
09-16-2016

Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-15-2016

Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Develop 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:
09-23-2016

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:
09-16-2016

Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Install a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-31-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-07-2019

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-07-2019

Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
06-07-2019

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-20-2017

Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2017

Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016

Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016



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