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Towne Centre Health Care

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 120
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: 12/12/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/12/2011
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 IN: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in IN: 0 - 25

Inspection, 01/02/2012

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
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. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/02/2012 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. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 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. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/02/2012 01/00/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2010

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. 01/08/2010 00/06/2011 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/08/2010 00/06/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2007

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/08/2007 01/00/2008 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 01/08/2007 02/05/2008 investigation identification
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 01/08/2007 01/00/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2007

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 00/06/2007 02/00/2010 Few controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 00/06/2007 02/00/2010 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 00/06/2007 02/06/2008 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home. 00/06/2007 02/00/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 02/07/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/07/2006 02/05/2008 2 Few
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 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. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 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. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 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. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 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. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Few
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 02/07/2006 01/00/2008 2 Some

Inspection, 02/05/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 1 Many
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 1 Many
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. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
Have a program that investigates 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 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. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
At least once a month 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 Few have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's
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. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 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. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 02/05/2006 02/05/2007 2 Few

Inspection, 01/02/2004

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. 01/02/2004 01/02/2005 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/02/2004 01/02/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/05/2004

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. 00/05/2004 00/05/2005 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 IN Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 70 84
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 16 hours 30 minutes 2 hours 9 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 15 hours 32 minutes 37 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 15 hours 50 minutes 1 hour 32 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 17 hours 5 minutes 3 hours 48 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: 01/03/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 01/03/2012
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 IN: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in IN: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/07/2008

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 2 Some
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 2 Many
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 2 Some
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper backup exit lighting. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 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. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 2 Many
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 00/07/2008 00/06/2009 2 Some

Inspection, 01/01/2007

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 1 Many
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 1 Many
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 2 Some
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 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. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 2 Many
An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 1 Many
Interior Finish Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Fire resistant interior walls. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 2 Some
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. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 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. 01/01/2007 01/00/2008 2 Some

Inspection, 00/03/2001

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Many
Portable fire extinguishers. 00/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Many
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 00/03/2001 00/02/2002 2 Many
 

7250 Arthur Blvd
Merrillville, IN 46410

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