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Heritage Commons Residential Health Care

Details

Type of Ownership Non profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 84
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: 04/28/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 04/28/2011
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 NY: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in NY: 0 - 10

Inspection, 00/01/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 00/01/2006 02/08/2007 4 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse 00/01/2006 02/08/2007 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/01/2006 02/08/2007 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report
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. 00/01/2006 02/08/2007 2 Some

Inspection, 01/07/2005

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 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. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Few
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. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
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. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 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. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide doctor's orders for the resident's immediate care at the time the resident was admitted. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Few
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some

Inspection, 02/08/2004

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. 02/08/2004 00/08/2006 2 Some

Inspection, 02/08/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Many
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. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 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. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Some
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 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. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Some
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 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 NY Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 167 80
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 16 hours 51 minutes 1 hour 25 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 16 hours 4 minutes 38 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 16 hours 15 minutes 47 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 17 hours 45 minutes 2 hours 7 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: 04/28/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Partial
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 04/28/2011
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 NY: 1
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in NY: 0 - 1

Inspection, 01/07/2005

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 1 Some
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. 01/07/2005 00/02/2007 2 Some

Inspection, 02/08/2003

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. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts. 02/08/2003 02/02/2005 2 Some
 

1019 Wicker Street
Ticonderoga, NY 12883

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