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Merit House Llc

Details

Type of Ownership Non profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 78
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: 03/07/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 03/07/2012
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 OH: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in OH: 0 - 12

Inspection, 02/05/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 02/05/2011 01/04/2001 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. 02/05/2011 01/04/2001 2 Few
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 02/05/2011 01/04/2001 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 02/05/2011 01/04/2001 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 02/05/2011 01/04/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2003

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. 00/07/2003 02/00/2004 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. 00/07/2003 02/00/2004 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. 00/07/2003 02/00/2004 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. 00/07/2003 02/00/2004 2 Few
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. 00/07/2003 02/00/2004 2 Few

Inspection, 02/06/2002

Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly care for residents needing special services 02/06/2002 01/07/2004 colostomy including: injections

Inspection, 01/07/2002

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 2 Some
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 1 Many
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 01/07/2002 00/08/2004 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 OH Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 1 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 80 49
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 10 hours 49 minutes 1 hour 8 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 9 hours 56 minutes 21 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 10 hours 10 minutes 46 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 11 hours 33 minutes 2 hours 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: 03/05/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 03/05/2012
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 OH: 5
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in OH: 0 - 7

Inspection, 02/03/2011

Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 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. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Some
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 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. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Few
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. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Some
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 02/03/2011 01/04/2001 2 Some

Inspection, 00/05/2003

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 2 Many
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 2 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. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 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. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 2 Many
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 00/05/2003 02/00/2004 2 Many

Inspection, 01/06/2002

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 2 Some
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/06/2002 02/09/2007 2 Many
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. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 2 Many
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 2 Many
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 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. 01/06/2002 00/08/2004 2 Some
 

4645 Lewis Ave
Toledo, OH 43612

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