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Nursing Homes South Dakota Sioux Falls Avantara Norton

Avantara Norton has been cited for a total of 35 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
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-22-2020

Ensure that residents are free from significant medication errors.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-22-2020

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

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:
11-14-2019

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:
11-14-2019

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

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:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Provide activities to meet all resident's needs.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Ensure each resident must receive and the facility must provide necessary behavioral health care and services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Ensure menus must meet the nutritional needs of residents, be prepared in advance, be followed, be updated, be reviewed by dietician, and meet the needs of the resident.
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies and develop corrective plans of action.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Ensure that nurses and nurse aides have the appropriate competencies to care for every resident in a way that maximizes each resident's well being.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
G
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-30-2019

Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-30-2019

Honor the resident's right to organize and participate in resident/family groups in the facility.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2018

Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2018

Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Category:
Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-25-2017

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:
08-25-2017

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Category:
Environmental Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-25-2017

Have stairways and smokeproof enclosures used as exits that meet safety requirements.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Have exits that are accessible at all times.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

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:
F
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Meet other general requirements that are deficient.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
11-14-2019

Ensure that suites are correctly sub-divided by noncombustible or limited-combustible construction.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
10-18-2018



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