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Lexington Health Care Center has been cited for a total of 36 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
Notify the resident or the resident?s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident?s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
01-07-2020

Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-07-2020

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:
J
Corrected:
02-07-2019

Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
J
Corrected:
08-18-2018

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

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:
05-18-2018

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:
G
Corrected:
01-19-2019

Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
B
Corrected:
01-29-2019

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-19-2019

Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program; and referring for services as needed.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-19-2019

Develop and implement 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:
01-19-2019

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:
01-19-2019

Provide enough food/fluids to maintain a resident's health.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-19-2019

Ensure a licensed pharmacist perform a monthly drug regimen review, including the medical chart, following irregularity reporting guidelines in developed policies and procedures.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-19-2019

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:
01-19-2019

Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-19-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-19-2019

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:
10-30-2017

Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-30-2017

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Have a plan that describes the process for conducting QAPI and QAA activities.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Post nurse staffing information every day.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
03-08-2018

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-12-2020

Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-12-2020

Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-12-2020

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-12-2020

Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-22-2019

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-22-2019

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-22-2019

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-22-2019

Use approved construction type or materials.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-30-2018

Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
03-30-2018

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-30-2018



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