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Nisqually Valley Care Center

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Nursing Homes Washington Mckenna Nisqually Valley Care Center

Nisqually Valley Care Center has been cited for a total of 75 deficiencies in our most recent deficiency data, which typically covers 3 health and fire safety surveys.

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There are 216 nursing homes in Washington with a total of 13,911 deficiencies resulting in an average of 64.40 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
Notify 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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-21-2018
Respond appropriately to all alleged violations.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-21-2018
Honor each resident's preferences, choices, values and beliefs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-21-2018
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-21-2018
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
02-27-2018
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
G
Corrected:
10-23-2017
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-23-2017
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-24-2017
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.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-24-2017
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
10-17-2016
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-15-2016
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-15-2016
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-15-2016
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Limit the charges against residents' personal funds for items or services for which payment is made under Medicare or Medicaid.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Maintain comfortable sound levels.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Scope:
G
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
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.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Scope:
E
Corrected:
05-22-2015
Install resident room doors of proper design and width.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have properly sized and located compartments to protect residents from smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Ensure that building systems meet requirements determined by risk assessment procedures performed by qualified personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2016
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2016
Properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2016
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2016
Approved construction type or materials.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-01-2015
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-01-2015
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-01-2015
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-01-2015
Install resident room doors of proper design and width.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Follow proper procedures when the fire alarm was out of service for more than 4 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Follow proper procedures when the automatic sprinkler systems was out of service for more than 10 hours.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have properly sized and located compartments to protect residents from smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Ensure that building systems meet requirements determined by risk assessment procedures performed by qualified personnel.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
07-27-2017
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2016
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2016
Properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
06-24-2016
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
06-24-2016
Approved construction type or materials.
Scope:
D
Corrected:
05-01-2015
Resident room doors of proper design and width.
Scope:
F
Corrected:
05-01-2015
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-01-2015
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Scope:
C
Corrected:
05-01-2015

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