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Palo Alto County Hospital

Details

Type of Ownership Government - County
Participates in Medicare? No
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 22
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: 12/16/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/16/2011
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 IA: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in IA: 0 - 7

Inspection, 01/06/2012

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 2 Many
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. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/06/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 00/05/2011

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/05/2011 00/03/2012 2 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/05/2011 00/03/2012 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/05/2011 00/03/2012 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. 00/05/2011 00/03/2012 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/05/2011 00/03/2012 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 00/05/2011 00/03/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 02/08/2002

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. 02/08/2002 00/06/2003 2 Few

Inspection, 01/00/2001

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. 01/00/2001 00/05/2002 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. 01/00/2001 00/05/2002 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/00/2001 00/05/2002 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. 01/00/2001 00/05/2002 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. 01/00/2001 00/05/2002 2 Few
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. 01/00/2001 00/05/2002 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 IA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 56 22
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 10 hours 20 minutes 1 hour 25 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 9 hours 43 minutes 49 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 9 hours 43 minutes 36 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 11 hours 22 minutes 1 hour 44 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: 12/20/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/20/2011
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 IA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in IA: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/00/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/00/2011 01/00/2012 2 Few
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. 01/00/2011 00/07/2012 2 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 01/00/2011 01/02/2011 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. 01/00/2011 01/00/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2001

Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 01/04/2001 01/07/2001 2 Many
 

3201 First Street
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

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