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Valley Health Services Inc

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Nursing Homes New York Herkimer Valley Health Services Inc

Valley Health Services Inc has been cited for a total of 34 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 621 nursing homes in New York with a total of 20,700 deficiencies resulting in an average of 33.33 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
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-15-2016
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Provide adequate and comfortable lighting levels in all areas.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-16-2016
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016
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:
09-21-2016
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:
07-17-2015
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2015
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2015
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2015
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:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2015
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2015
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-17-2015
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-17-2015
Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-20-2017
Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2017
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-28-2017
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-20-2017
Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-28-2017
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
09-23-2016

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