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Nisqually Valley Care Center

Inspection Results

Inspection Summary
Nisqually Valley Care Center has been cited for 40 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data (Tip: Surveys happen throughout the year and you may want to check with the location to see if there is more recent data available). There are 221 nursing homes in Washington with a total of 7679 deficiencies resulting in an average of 34.75 deficiencies per nursing home.


Date of Survey Date of Correction Deficiency
2014-04-25 2014-05-23 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
2014-04-25 2014-05-23 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
2013-06-06 2013-07-11 Tell the resident or the resident’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
2013-03-19 2013-04-26 Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
2013-03-19 2013-04-26 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
2013-03-19 2013-04-26 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
2013-03-19 2013-04-26 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
2013-03-19 2013-04-26 Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
2012-08-02 2012-09-03 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.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
2012-04-23 2012-05-18 Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
2014-04-21 2014-04-28 Doors of sufficient width and proper construction in smoke barriers.
2013-03-19 2013-04-17 Resident room doors of proper design and width.
2013-03-19 2013-04-17 Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
2013-03-19 2013-04-17 Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Approved construction type or materials.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Exits that are accessible at all times.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Resident room doors of proper design and width.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 An externally vented heating system.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
2012-04-09 2012-05-15 Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.



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