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Life Care Center Of Copper Basin has been cited for a total of 24 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 315 nursing homes in Tennessee with a total of 6,551 deficiencies resulting in an average of 20.80 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
Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
L
Corrected:
09-25-2020

Have a plan that describes the process for conducting QAPI and QAA activities.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
L
Corrected:
09-25-2020

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
L
Corrected:
09-25-2020

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:
07-01-2019

Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2019

Provide basic life support, including CPR, prior to the arrival of emergency medical personnel , subject to physician orders and the resident?s advance directives.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2019

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:
07-01-2019

Provide safe and appropriate respiratory care for a resident when needed.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
07-01-2019

Assess the resident completely in a timely manner when first admitted, and then periodically, at least every 12 months.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-15-2018

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:
06-15-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
06-15-2018

Provide or obtain laboratory tests/services when ordered and promptly tell the ordering practitioner of the results.
Category:
Administration Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-15-2018

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-15-2018

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:
09-26-2018

Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
09-26-2018

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-08-2019

Develop Emergency Preparedness policies and procedures.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
06-15-2018

Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturers instructions.
Category:
Services Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-15-2018

Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Install an approved automatic sprinkler system.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-09-2017



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