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Avantara Watertown 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 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 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:
02-25-2020

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-25-2020

Ensure that residents are free from significant medication errors.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-25-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-25-2020

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:
12-24-2018

Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
12-24-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-11-2017

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.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-11-2017

Have a correctly designed non-healthcare occupancy area in a health care facility.
Category:
Construction Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-25-2020

Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Category:
Egress Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-25-2020

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