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Ellen Sagar Nursing Home

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 113
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: 12/14/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 12/14/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in SC: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in SC: 0 - 7
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 Few unless needed for medical treatment.
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. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2012

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. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 4 Some
Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Few
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Some
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. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 4 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
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. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Few
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Many
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 2 Few
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 01/04/2012 02/06/2001 4 Some

Inspection, 00/07/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 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. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Some
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%. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Few
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Few
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 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. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Some
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 00/07/2011 01/04/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 02/00/2009

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 02/00/2009 02/08/2010 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 02/00/2009 02/08/2010 investigation identification
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 02/00/2009 02/08/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/05/2009

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. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Some
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Some
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. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 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%. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Few
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 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. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 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. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Some
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. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses. 01/05/2009 01/05/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 00/06/2009

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. 00/06/2009 00/05/2010 2 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/06/2009 00/05/2010 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 00/06/2009 00/05/2010 investigation identification

Inspection, 02/03/2008

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 02/03/2008 03/00/2009 Some and develop corrective plans of action.

Inspection, 01/07/2005

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. 01/07/2005 01/07/2006 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. 01/07/2005 01/07/2006 2 Few
Properly care for residents needing special services 01/07/2005 01/07/2006 colostomy including: injections

Inspection, 00/08/2003

Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home 00/08/2003 02/09/2003 and as citizens or residents of the United States. free of coercion and reprisal

Inspection, 02/09/2002

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. 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 4 Some
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 4 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protect each resident from all abuse 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 and involuntary separation from others. physical punishment
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 investigation identification
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
At least once a month 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 Some have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 4 Some
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 4 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 2 Some
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 02/09/2002 01/05/2003 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 02/02/2001

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. 02/02/2001 02/02/2002 4 Some
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. 02/02/2001 02/02/2002 4 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 02/02/2001 02/02/2002 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 02/02/2001 02/02/2002 investigation identification
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. 02/02/2001 02/02/2002 4 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 SC Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 90 107
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 12 hours 35 minutes 1 hour 9 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 11 hours 40 minutes 30 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 11 hours 55 minutes 38 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 13 hours 26 minutes 2 hours 28 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: 12/14/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 12/14/2011
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 SC: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in SC: 0 - 0

Inspection, 01/04/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/04/2012 01/02/2001 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/04/2012 01/02/2001 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/04/2012 01/02/2001 2 Few
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. 01/04/2012 01/02/2001 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. 01/04/2012 01/02/2001 2 Few

Inspection, 00/07/2011

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/07/2011 00/07/2012 2 Few
 

1817 Jonesville Highway
Union, SC 29379

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