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Briarwood Health Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Individual
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 201
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 10/20/2010

Date of last standard health inspection: 10/20/2010
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in CO: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in CO: 0 - 12
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/00/2012 01/07/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2010

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Many
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Some
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/00/2010 01/08/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 01/03/2008

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 3 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Some
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Some
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 3 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Some
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Encode each resident 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights. 01/03/2008 01/08/2009 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 01/03/2008 01/04/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/02/2006

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Some
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
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. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide residents with private access to a telephone. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 01/02/2006 01/02/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2003

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 00/02/2003 03/01/2003 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs 00/02/2003 03/01/2003 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 00/02/2003 03/01/2003 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 00/02/2003 03/01/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 01/02/2002

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life. 01/02/2002 00/09/2003 2 Some

Inspection, 00/07/2002

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/07/2002 00/07/2003 3 Few

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in CO Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 73 76
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 17 hours 54 minutes 2 hours 17 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 17 hours 10 minutes 1 hour 31 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 16 hours 58 minutes 46 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 18 hours 39 minutes 2 hours 54 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 11/17/2010

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 11/17/2010
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CO: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in CO: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/07/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/07/2011 00/08/2012 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/07/2011 00/07/2012 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/07/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof. 01/07/2011 00/07/2012 2 Few
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/07/2011 00/04/2001 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 01/07/2011 00/07/2012 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 01/07/2011 01/07/2011 2 Few
Interior Finish Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Fire resistant interior walls. 01/07/2011 00/07/2012 2 Few
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 01/07/2011 01/06/2012 2 Few
Smoking Regulations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Posted No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed." 01/07/2011 01/05/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2009

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Some
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Many
Hazardous Area Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Interior Finish Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Fire resistant interior walls. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 00/09/2009 01/09/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/00/2007

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Some
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Few
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Few
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Many
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. 01/00/2007 00/02/2008 2 Few
 

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