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Amberwood Care Centre

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 137
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: 11/18/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 11/18/2011
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
Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Operate and provide services according to Federal 00/03/2012 02/03/2012 and local laws and professional standards. State
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Let residents voice a complaint or grievance without being treated differently or badly. 00/03/2012 02/03/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep clinical record information safe. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 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. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 1 Many
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 1 Many
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 1 Many
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. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Many
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. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
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. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Some
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 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. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Some
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 01/08/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/02/2010

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 01/02/2010 02/08/2010 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 02/01/2009

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. 02/01/2009 00/01/2010 2 Some

Inspection, 03/00/2008

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 comfortable and home-like environment; and allow r clean
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 2 Some
Have a program that investigates 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 Many controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 clean and comfortable for residents easy to use
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 Few unless needed for medical treatment.
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 and health care according to their interests their schedules
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 03/00/2008 01/04/2009 2 Few

Inspection, 01/03/2008

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/03/2008 03/01/2008 2 Some
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 01/03/2008 01/09/2008 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Inspection, 02/08/2007

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe 02/08/2007 01/09/2008 comfortable and home-like environment; and allow r clean
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. 02/08/2007 01/09/2008 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 02/08/2007 01/09/2008 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/08/2007 01/09/2008 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 02/08/2007 01/09/2008 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Inspection, 02/04/2007

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 02/04/2007 01/03/2008 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.

Inspection, 01/05/2006

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. 01/05/2006 00/09/2008 3 Few
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/05/2006 00/09/2007 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from mistreatment 01/05/2006 00/09/2008 Few neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
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. 01/05/2006 01/01/2010 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/05/2006 00/09/2008 3 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/05/2006 00/09/2008 3 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 01/05/2006 01/01/2010 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 01/02/2005

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. 01/02/2005 02/08/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/08/2003

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe 00/08/2003 02/07/2003 comfortable and home-like environment; and allow r clean

Inspection, 01/04/2001

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. 01/04/2001 01/02/2002 2 Few
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 01/04/2001 01/02/2002 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/04/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/04/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. 01/04/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some

Inspection, 00/06/2001

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. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 3 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
Keep all essential equipment working safely. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 1 Many
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 1 Many
Provide a safe 00/06/2001 02/03/2001 comfortable and home-like environment; and allow r clean
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
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. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Many
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. 00/06/2001 02/03/2001 2 Many
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. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 3 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 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. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care. 00/06/2001 02/03/2001 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. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home. 00/06/2001 02/03/2001 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 00/06/2001 00/03/2002 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 IL Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 93 124
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 51 hours 18 minutes 1 hour 1 minute
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 50 hours 44 minutes 39 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 50 hours 52 minutes 22 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 52 hours 11 minutes 1 hour 40 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: 11/17/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 11/17/2011
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 IL: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in IL: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/07/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/07/2011 02/03/2012 2 Many
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/07/2011 02/03/2012 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/07/2011 02/03/2012 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/07/2011 03/00/2012 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/07/2011 02/03/2012 2 Few
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/07/2011 03/00/2012 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. 01/07/2011 01/00/2012 2 Many
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 01/07/2011 02/03/2012 2 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. 01/07/2011 02/03/2012 2 Some

Inspection, 00/08/2001

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 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. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 2 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. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
No-smoking signs where oxygen is used. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 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. 00/08/2001 01/02/2002 2 Some

Inspection, 00/04/2001

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
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. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 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. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 1 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 2 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. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 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. 00/04/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
 

2313 North Rockton Avenue
Rockford, IL 61103

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