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Northern Louisiana Medical Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? No
Certified Beds 12
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: 02/09/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 02/09/2012
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 LA: 4
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in LA: 0 - 14

Inspection, 01/07/2003

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 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. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Some
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Some
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. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Some
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 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. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Some
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/07/2003 01/05/2004 2 Some

Inspection, 00/09/2002

Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 00/09/2002 01/09/2003 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 00/09/2002 01/09/2003 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 00/09/2002 01/09/2003 2 Some

Inspection, 02/01/2001

Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 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%. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Some
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 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. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Many
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 02/01/2001 00/05/2003 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 LA Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 93 10
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 2 hours 20 minutes 3 hours 25 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 1 hour 24 minutes 2 hours 13 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 1 hour 54 minutes 1 hour 12 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 3 hours 10 minutes 1 hour 9 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: 02/09/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 02/09/2012
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 LA: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in LA: 0 - 0
 

401 E Vaughn Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270

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