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Sylvester Health Care Inc

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Individual
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 117
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? No
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: 01/26/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 01/26/2012
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 GA: 1
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in GA: 0 - 3
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 00/06/2012 02/06/2001 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary

Inspection, 01/03/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
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. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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 00/01/2006 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. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Few
Make sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Few
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2004

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 1 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. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
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. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
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. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Some
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 1 Some

Inspection, 00/01/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of laboratory tests. 00/01/2004 01/03/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2001

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Few
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Some
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. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Some
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. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 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. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Few
Completely assess the resident at least every twelve months. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 2 Few
Encode each resident 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 1 Many
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 1 Many
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/06/2001 00/01/2003 1 Some

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 GA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 1 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 94 96
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 20 hours 27 minutes 1 hour 26 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 19 hours 26 minutes 19 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 20 hours 2 minutes 1 hour 7 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 21 hours 17 minutes 1 hour 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: 01/26/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 01/26/2012
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 GA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in GA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/03/2005

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
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. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some
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. 01/03/2005 00/01/2006 2 Some

Inspection, 01/06/2004

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 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. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Some
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 01/06/2004 01/01/2005 2 Few
 

206 Monk Street
Sylvester, GA 31791

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