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Life Care Center Of Banner Elk

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Type of Ownership Non profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 118
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: 06/09/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 06/09/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in NC: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in NC: 0 - 9

Inspection, 02/07/2007

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/07/2007 02/00/2008 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. 02/07/2007 02/00/2008 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/07/2007 02/00/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 00/09/2006

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. 00/09/2006 00/07/2007 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/09/2006 00/07/2007 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. 00/09/2006 00/07/2007 2 Few
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 00/09/2006 00/07/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 01/03/2005

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/03/2005 01/00/2006 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. 01/03/2005 01/00/2006 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/03/2005 01/00/2006 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2005 01/00/2006 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/03/2005 01/00/2006 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/03/2005 01/00/2006 2 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 NC Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 87 95
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 18 hours 10 minutes 1 hour 39 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 17 hours 20 minutes 37 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 17 hours 32 minutes 1 hour 1 minute
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 19 hours 5 minutes 2 hours 13 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: 07/01/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 07/01/2011
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 NC: 2
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in NC: 0 - 2

Inspection, 02/01/2008

Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/01/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. 02/01/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few
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. 02/01/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 00/01/2007

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 00/01/2007 00/01/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2006

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/04/2006 00/09/2007 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper backup exit lighting. 02/04/2006 00/09/2007 2 Few
 

185 Norwood Hollow Road Po Box 2199
Banner Elk, NC 28604

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