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Etowah Health Care Center has been cited for a total of 26 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
PASARR screening for Mental disorders or Intellectual Disabilities
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-10-2019

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:
D
Corrected:
08-10-2019

Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program.
Category:
Infection Control Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
03-20-2020

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:
09-26-2019

Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Honor the resident's right to request, refuse, and/or discontinue treatment, to participate in or refuse to participate in experimental research, and to formulate an advance directive.
Category:
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

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:
08-12-2018

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:
08-12-2018

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:
08-12-2018

Provide care and assistance to perform activities of daily living for any resident who is unable.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
E
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Provide appropriate pressure ulcer care and prevent new ulcers from developing.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Provide safe, appropriate pain management for a resident who requires such services.
Category:
Quality of Life and Care Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Provide enough nursing staff every day to meet the needs of every resident; and have a licensed nurse in charge on each shift.
Category:
Nursing and Physician Services Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Ensure each resident?s drug regimen must be free from unnecessary drugs.
Category:
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

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:
08-12-2018

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:
D
Corrected:
05-30-2018

Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Category:
Resident Assessment and Care Planning Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2017

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:
06-17-2017

Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-10-2019

Ensure that testing and maintenance of electrical equipment is performed.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-10-2019

Establish roles under a Waiver declared by secretary.
Category:
Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies
Scope:
C
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
F
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes.
Category:
Smoke Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Provide a written emergency evacuation plan.
Category:
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
08-12-2018

Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords.
Category:
Gas, Vacuum, and Electrical Systems Deficiencies
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-17-2017



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