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Nursing Homes South Dakota Sisseton Tekakwitha Living Center

Tekakwitha Living 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 106 nursing homes in South Dakota with a total of 1,808 deficiencies resulting in an average of 17.06 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 and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
02-27-2021

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
12-07-2020

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:
E
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Ensure that each resident is free from the use of physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
01-10-2020

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:
G
Corrected:
01-10-2020

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:
01-10-2020

Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined clinically appropriate.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-20-2018

Assess the resident when there is a significant change in condition
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-20-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-20-2018

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
12-20-2018

Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-20-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-20-2018

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:
09-18-2017

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:
09-18-2017

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:
E
Corrected:
09-19-2017

Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2017

Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-18-2017

Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Install resident room doors of proper design and width.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Conform to length requirements for dead end corridors.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
01-10-2020

Install resident room doors of proper design and width.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
Not Listed

Conform to length requirements for dead end corridors.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
Not Listed



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