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Northwoods Care Centre

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Partnership
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 113
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? Yes
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: 01/13/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 01/13/2012
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in IL: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in IL: 0 - 11
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe 01/00/2012 00/03/2001 clean and comfortable for residents easy to use
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/00/2012 01/09/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2012

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/04/2012 02/01/2012 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/04/2012 02/09/2012 4 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/04/2012 02/01/2012 2 Some
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 01/04/2012 02/03/2012 1 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/04/2012 02/09/2012 2 Few
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. 01/04/2012 01/04/2012 2 Some
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. 01/04/2012 01/04/2012 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/04/2012 01/04/2012 2 Many
Make sure that paid feeding assistants 1) completed training; 2) work under the supervision of a RN or LPN; and 3) feed only residents who have no complicated feeding problems. 01/04/2012 01/04/2012 4 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/04/2012 01/07/2012 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/04/2012 02/01/2012 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. 01/04/2012 02/01/2012 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. 01/04/2012 01/07/2012 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/04/2012 01/08/2012 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. 01/04/2012 01/06/2012 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/04/2012 02/02/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/00/2012

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep clinical record information safe. 01/00/2012 02/04/2012 1 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. 01/00/2012 02/06/2012 1 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/00/2012 01/08/2012 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/00/2012 02/01/2012 2 Few
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 01/00/2012 01/08/2012 1 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/00/2012 00/03/2001 1 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/00/2012 02/01/2012 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. 01/00/2012 02/00/2012 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 01/00/2012 00/03/2001 2 Some
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 01/00/2012 00/03/2001 2 Some
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/00/2012 02/01/2012 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/00/2012 01/08/2012 2 Some
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/00/2012 01/09/2012 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. 01/00/2012 01/09/2012 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 01/00/2012 02/01/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2011

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 02/00/2011 00/03/2012 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 02/00/2011 00/03/2012 investigation identification
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. 02/00/2011 00/03/2012 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 02/00/2011 00/01/2012 Some grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

Inspection, 00/03/2011

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. 00/03/2011 01/01/2011 3 Few

Inspection, 01/05/2006

Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/05/2006 01/05/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2006

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/07/2006 00/09/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2005

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. 02/06/2005 00/09/2006 3 Few

Inspection, 01/03/2001

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 1 Many
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 1 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 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. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Some
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Many
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. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 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. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 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. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Few
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 vomiting diarrhea
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 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 IL Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 93 98
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 51 hours 18 minutes 57 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 50 hours 44 minutes 45 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 50 hours 52 minutes 12 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 52 hours 11 minutes 1 hour 32 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: 01/25/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Partial
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 01/25/2012
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 IL: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in IL: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/04/2012

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/04/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. 01/04/2012 01/00/2001 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/04/2012 01/04/2001 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/04/2012 01/04/2012 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. 01/04/2012 01/04/2001 2 Many
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 01/04/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/04/2012 01/02/2001 2 Some

Inspection, 02/05/2001

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system. 02/05/2001 01/05/2002 1 Many
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 02/05/2001 01/04/2002 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 02/05/2001 03/00/2001 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/05/2001 01/07/2002 2 Many
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 02/05/2001 01/04/2002 1 Many
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 02/05/2001 01/05/2002 1 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system. 02/05/2001 01/05/2002 1 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. 02/05/2001 03/00/2001 2 Some
Properly installed hallway dispensers for alcohol-based hand rub. 02/05/2001 03/00/2001 2 Some
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. 02/05/2001 03/00/2001 2 Some
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage. 02/05/2001 01/06/2002 2 Some
 

2250 Pearl Street
Belvidere, IL 61008

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