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Life Care Center Of Banner Elk has been cited for a total of 10 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 427 nursing homes in North Carolina with a total of 11,853 deficiencies resulting in an average of 27.76 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.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-13-2019

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:
04-25-2018

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-25-2018

Ensure that residents are free from significant medication errors.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-28-2017

Have a battery powered remote alarm panel in a location accessible by operating personnel.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-09-2019

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-04-2018

Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
04-02-2017

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