Morning Star Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Ft. Washakie, Wyoming (WY).

Morning Star Care Center is a small, non-profit, nursing home with 45 beds based at PO Box 859 in Ft. Washakie, WY. The facility has 34 residents indicating 76% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 10 Medicare patients were given 344 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $58,063 by Medicare. 29 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $28,172 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is much lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much higher than average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is lower than average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection at Morning Star Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Ownership Type

Non-Profit - Other

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

PO Box 859
Ft. Washakie, WY 82514

Phone Number

(307) 332-6902

Geographic Coordinates

43.029622, -108.903592
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a zip code level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate Better than National Rate

Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
45
Fremont County Average
65
Wyoming Average
78
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Fremont County
89.00%
Wyoming
80.51%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
34
Fremont County Average
59
Wyoming Average
63
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Fremont County
0 (0.00%)
Wyoming
15 (38.46%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Fremont County
0 (0.00%)
Wyoming
1 (2.56%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 08/18/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/08/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 08/03/2005 - Health Survey
  • 06/28/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 05/26/2004 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 05/21/2004 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.27
Fremont County Average
0.55
Wyoming Average
1.12
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.70
Fremont County Average
2.44
Wyoming Average
2.43
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.89
Fremont County Average
0.36
Wyoming Average
0.52
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.16
Fremont County Average
0.91
Wyoming Average
1.64
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Fremont County
95.00%
Wyoming
93.82%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Fremont County
5.00%
Wyoming
3.58%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Fremont County
3.33%
Wyoming
1.42%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
23.00%
Fremont County
13.67%
Wyoming
9.06%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Fremont County
60.00%
Wyoming
86.55%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
27.00%
Fremont County
16.67%
Wyoming
15.63%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
10
Fremont County Average
54
Wyoming Average
92
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
4
Fremont County Average
29
Wyoming Average
79
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
344
Fremont County Average
2,508
Wyoming Average
3,245
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
29
Fremont County Average
58
Wyoming Average
122
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$58,063
Fremont County Average
$661,502
Wyoming Average
$815,085
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$169
Fremont County Average
$264
Wyoming Average
$251
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$28,172
Fremont County Average
$62,026
Wyoming Average
$128,697
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$5,806
Fremont County Average
$12,250
Wyoming Average
$8,878
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$14,516
Fremont County Average
$23,076
Wyoming Average
$10,280
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$971
Fremont County Average
$1,063
Wyoming Average
$1,054
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

10/05/2006 - Administration

10/05/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
1) Set up a group that is legally responsible for writing and setting up policies for leading and running the nursing home; or 2) hire a properly licensed administrator.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
10/05/2006
Date Fixed:
10/13/2006

08/18/2006 - Mistreatment

08/18/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Protect residents from mistreatment, neglect, and/or theft of personal property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Mistreatment

08/18/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Resident Rights

08/18/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
02/15/2007

08/18/2006 - Resident Rights

08/18/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Honor all of the resident's rights as a resident of the nursing home and as a citizen or resident of the United States.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Administration

08/18/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Follow all laws and professional standards.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Administration

08/18/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Be administered in a way that leads to the highest possible level of well being for each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Administration

08/18/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Set up or keep a group of people to review and ensure quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
02/15/2007

08/18/2006 - Environmental

08/18/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Environmental

08/18/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that staff members wash their hands when needed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

08/18/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Administration

08/18/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
post nurse staffing information.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Quality Care

08/18/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Quality Care

08/18/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
02/15/2007

08/18/2006 - Environmental

08/18/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Quality Care

08/18/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Quality Care

08/18/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
02/15/2007

08/18/2006 - Quality Care

08/18/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Resident Assessment

08/18/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Resident Assessment

08/18/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Resident Assessment

08/18/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Environmental

08/18/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
01/23/2007

08/18/2006 - Quality Care

08/18/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide social services for related medical problems to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/18/2006 - Mistreatment

08/18/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Write and use policies that forbid mistreatment, neglect and abuse of residents and theft of residents' property.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
02/15/2007

08/18/2006 - Resident Rights

08/18/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide services to meet the needs and preferences of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/18/2006
Date Fixed:
10/02/2006

08/08/2006 - Electrical

08/08/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
09/16/2006

08/08/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

08/08/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
08/10/2006

08/08/2006 - Hazardous Area

08/08/2006 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
08/11/2006

08/08/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

08/08/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
08/10/2006

08/08/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

08/08/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
10/26/2006

08/08/2006 - Electrical

08/08/2006 - Electrical
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Electrical
Issue:
properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
08/08/2006

08/08/2006 - Building Service Equipment

08/08/2006 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/08/2006
Date Fixed:
09/16/2006

11/22/2005 - Administration

11/22/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Hire a qualified activities director.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/22/2005
Date Fixed:
03/01/2006

11/22/2005 - Quality Care

11/22/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to continue to be able to care for themselves, unless a change is unavoidable.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/22/2005
Date Fixed:
03/01/2006

11/22/2005 - Quality Care

11/22/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents with reduced range of motion get proper treatment and services to increase range of motion.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/22/2005
Date Fixed:
03/01/2006

11/22/2005 - Quality Care

11/22/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/22/2005
Date Fixed:
03/01/2006

11/22/2005 - Administration

11/22/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
1) Set up a group that is legally responsible for writing and setting up policies for leading and running the nursing home; or 2) hire a properly licensed administrator.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
11/22/2005
Date Fixed:
03/30/2006

08/03/2005 - Quality Care

08/03/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/03/2005 - Environmental

08/03/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

08/03/2005 - Environmental

08/03/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure there is a program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
08/26/2005

08/03/2005 - Environmental

08/03/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Be designed, built, equipped, or well kept to protect the health and safety of residents, workers, and the public.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/03/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

08/03/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Make sure that residents are well nourished.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

08/03/2005 - Pharmacy Service

08/03/2005 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/03/2005 - Quality Care

08/03/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless it is necessary.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/03/2005 - Quality Care

08/03/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that residents who cannot care for themselves receive help with eating/drinking, grooming and hygiene.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/03/2005 - Quality Care

08/03/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

08/03/2005 - Resident Rights

08/03/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
08/03/2005
Date Fixed:
09/16/2005

07/08/2005 - Resident Assessment

07/08/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/08/2005
Date Fixed:
09/30/2005

07/08/2005 - Quality Care

07/08/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/08/2005
Date Fixed:
09/30/2005

07/08/2005 - Quality Care

07/08/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/08/2005
Date Fixed:
08/03/2005

06/28/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

06/28/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
properly located and lighted "Exit" signs.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/12/2005

06/28/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/28/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
portable fire extinguishers.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
07/20/2005

06/28/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/28/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
an approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/12/2005

06/28/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power

06/28/2005 - Illumination and Emergency Power
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Illumination and Emergency Power
Issue:
proper backup exit lighting.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/12/2005

06/28/2005 - Hazardous Area

06/28/2005 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/12/2005

06/28/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

06/28/2005 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoke Compartmentation and Control
Issue:
smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/28/2005
Date Fixed:
08/12/2005

05/26/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors

05/26/2004 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/26/2004
Date Fixed:
07/20/2004

05/26/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

05/26/2004 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/26/2004
Date Fixed:
07/20/2004

05/26/2004 - Miscellaneous

05/26/2004 - Miscellaneous
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Miscellaneous
Issue:
fire safety features required by current fire safety codes.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/26/2004
Date Fixed:
07/20/2004

05/26/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

05/26/2004 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
no-smoking signs where oxygen is used.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/26/2004
Date Fixed:
07/20/2004

05/21/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary

05/21/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/21/2004
Date Fixed:
06/14/2004

05/21/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/21/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/21/2004
Date Fixed:
07/12/2004

05/21/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary

05/21/2004 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Make sure that residents are well nourished.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/21/2004
Date Fixed:
06/14/2004

05/21/2004 - Quality Care

05/21/2004 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/21/2004
Date Fixed:
06/15/2004

05/21/2004 - Resident Assessment

05/21/2004 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/21/2004
Date Fixed:
07/02/2004

Reviews and Ratings

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Morning Star Care Center Review
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Care:
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Staff:
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Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

This provider is terrible. They were rude, took forever to answer my call light I never got a shower the whole month I was there. I would never let my dog stay at this place let alone a human.

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Ft. Washakie at a Glance

Ft. Washakie has a total population of 1,477, of which 550 are children under the age of 18 and 130 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 27.2.

Total Population:
1,477
Median Age:
27.2
Males:
744 (50.4%)
Female:
733 (49.6%)
Children (0-17):
550 (37.2%)
Adults (18-64):
797 (54.0%)
Seniors (65+):
130 (8.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ft. Washakie
Married:
455 (30.8%)
Divorced:
132 (8.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ft. Washakie
Hispanic Ethnicity:
48 (3.25%)
White:
87 (5.89%)
African American:
1 (0.07%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
1,368 (92.62%)
Other:
10 (0.68%)
Two or More:
11 (0.74%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ft. Washakie

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.24, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.24 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
34
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $20,658 while the median household income is $18,906. Roughly 43.06% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$20,658
Household Income:
$18,906
In Poverty:
43.06%

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