Nehalem Valley Care Center

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Wheeler, Oregon (OR).

Nehalem Valley Care Center is a small, for-profit, nursing home with 50 beds based at 280 Rowe Street in Wheeler, OR. The facility has 50 residents indicating 100% of its beds are occupied, which is above 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 65 Medicare patients were given 2,097 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $638,021 by Medicare. 54 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $31,442 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is lower than average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is lower than average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is much lower 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 given a pneumococcal vaccination, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to lose too much weight, and short-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain at Nehalem Valley Care Center.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, and short-stay residents to have delirium.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

Yes

Address

280 Rowe Street
Wheeler, OR 97147

Phone Number

(503) 368-5171

Geographic Coordinates

45.68648, -123.884198
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street 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
50
Oregon Average
90
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Oregon
66.68%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
50
Oregon Average
59
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Oregon
4 (2.90%)
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
Oregon
8 (5.80%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 04/02/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 03/29/2007 - Health Survey
  • 06/23/2006 - Health Survey
  • 06/21/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 07/01/2005 - Health Survey
  • 06/30/2005 - Fire Safety Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

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

This Provider
0.56
Oregon Average
0.72
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
2.03
Oregon Average
2.68
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
0.35
Oregon Average
0.51
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
0.91
Oregon Average
1.23
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
82.00%
Oregon
76.97%
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.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Oregon
11.26%
United States
16.08%

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
20.00%
Oregon
5.14%
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.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Oregon
55.62%
United States
48.78%

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
2.00%
Oregon
6.63%
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
9.00%
Oregon
11.89%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Oregon
64.51%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Oregon
3.30%
United States
2.12%

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
95.00%
Oregon
72.46%
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.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Oregon
6.33%
United States
4.53%

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
16.00%
Oregon
14.61%
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.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Oregon
7.70%
United States
5.89%

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.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Oregon
10.11%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

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

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Oregon
10.41%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Oregon
64.36%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

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

This Provider This Provider
48.00%
Oregon
34.97%
United States
20.65%

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
65
Oregon Average
115
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
53
Oregon Average
118
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
2,097
Oregon Average
3,128
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
54
Oregon Average
128
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
$638,021
Oregon Average
$1,046,957
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
$304
Oregon Average
$335
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
$31,442
Oregon Average
$130,057
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
$9,816
Oregon Average
$9,135
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
$12,038
Oregon Average
$8,910
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
$582
Oregon Average
$1,014
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

10/15/2007 - Environmental

10/15/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/15/2007
Date Fixed:
11/28/2007

10/15/2007 - Quality Care

10/15/2007 - 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:
10/15/2007
Date Fixed:
11/28/2007

04/02/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

04/02/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Electrical

04/02/2007 - 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:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Electrical

04/02/2007 - 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:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

04/02/2007 - Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas
Issue:
proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transport of oxygen.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations

04/02/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
restrictions on the use of flammable curtains.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations

04/02/2007 - Furnishings and Decorations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Furnishings and Decorations
Issue:
exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Building Service Equipment

04/02/2007 - Building Service Equipment
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Service Equipment
Issue:
properly protected cooking facilities.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

04/02/2007 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

04/02/2007 - 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:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

04/02/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
a fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Hazardous Area

04/02/2007 - Hazardous Area
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Hazardous Area
Issue:
properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

04/02/2007 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems

04/02/2007 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

04/02/2007 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
did not have a written emergency evacuation plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Illumination and Emergency Power

04/02/2007 - 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:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Hazardous Area

04/02/2007 - 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:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

04/02/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors

04/02/2007 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridors that are separated from common areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

04/02/2007 - Building Contruction

04/02/2007 - Building Contruction
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Building Contruction
Issue:
approved construction type or materials.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
04/02/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/29/2007 - Mistreatment

03/29/2007 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/29/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/29/2007 - Resident Rights

03/29/2007 - 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:
03/29/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/29/2007 - Environmental

03/29/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/29/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/29/2007 - Quality Care

03/29/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Make sure that each resident's nutritional needs were met.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/29/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/29/2007 - Quality Care

03/29/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Provide activities to meet the needs of each resident.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
03/29/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

03/29/2007 - Resident Rights

03/29/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for; or 2) how to apply for Medicaid, along with the names and addresses of State groups that can help.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
03/29/2007
Date Fixed:
05/04/2007

06/23/2006 - Environmental

06/23/2006 - 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:
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Resident Rights

06/23/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge and transfer from the nursing home.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Quality Care

06/23/2006 - 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:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Resident Assessment

06/23/2006 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Resident Assessment

06/23/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Quality Care

06/23/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Quality Care

06/23/2006 - 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:
Actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Quality Care

06/23/2006 - 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:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Quality Care

06/23/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Pharmacy Service

06/23/2006 - 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:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Pharmacy Service

06/23/2006 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

06/23/2006 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Administration

06/23/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Give or get lab tests to meet the needs of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Administration

06/23/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of lab tests.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Administration

06/23/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/23/2006 - Administration

06/23/2006 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Set up or keep a group of people to review and ensure quality.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
06/23/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/21/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
portable fire extinguishers.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems

06/21/2006 - Fire Alarm Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Fire Alarm Systems
Issue:
an approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/21/2006 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Issue:
back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Exits and Egress

06/21/2006 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Exits and Egress

06/21/2006 - Exits and Egress
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Exits and Egress
Issue:
exits that are accessible at all times.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Smoke Compartmentation and Control

06/21/2006 - 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:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors

06/21/2006 - Corridor Walls and Doors
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Corridor Walls and Doors
Issue:
corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

06/21/2006 - Smoking Regulations

06/21/2006 - Smoking Regulations
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Smoking Regulations
Issue:
posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or did not provide ashtrays where smoking was allowed.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/21/2006
Date Fixed:
08/12/2006

07/01/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary

07/01/2005 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
1) Provide 3 meals daily at regular times; or 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours after dinner; or 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Pharmacy Service

07/01/2005 - 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:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Environmental

07/01/2005 - 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:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give the right treatment and services to residents who have mental or social problems adjusting.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - 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:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Resident Assessment

07/01/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
1) Develop a complete care plan within 7 days of each resident's admission; 2) prepare a care plan with the care team, including the primary nurse, doctor, resident or resident's family or representative; or 3) check and update the care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Mistreatment

07/01/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have 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.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Resident Rights

07/01/2005 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Let residents give themselves their drugs if they are able.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

07/01/2005 - Quality Care

07/01/2005 - 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:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/01/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

06/30/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

06/30/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/30/2005
Date Fixed:
07/01/2005

06/30/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

06/30/2005 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
did not have a written emergency evacuation plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/30/2005
Date Fixed:
08/08/2005

06/30/2005 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems

06/30/2005 - 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:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
06/30/2005
Date Fixed:
07/01/2005

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Wheeler at a Glance

Wheeler has a total population of 391, of which 56 are children under the age of 18 and 108 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 50.1.

Total Population:
391
Median Age:
50.1
Males:
185 (47.3%)
Female:
206 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
56 (14.3%)
Adults (18-64):
227 (58.1%)
Seniors (65+):
108 (27.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Wheeler
Married:
199 (50.9%)
Divorced:
41 (10.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Wheeler
Hispanic Ethnicity:
11 (2.81%)
White:
364 (93.09%)
African American:
0 (0.00%)
Asian:
7 (1.79%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
3 (0.77%)
Other:
7 (1.79%)
Two or More:
10 (2.56%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Wheeler

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.33, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
6
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $31,161 while the median household income is $29,000. Roughly 15.86% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$31,161
Household Income:
$29,000
In Poverty:
15.86%

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