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Cherokee County Ltc Facility

Details

Type of Ownership Government - County
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 111
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: 08/24/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 08/24/2011
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 SC: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in SC: 0 - 7

Inspection, 02/00/2010

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. 02/00/2010 00/08/2011 2 Few
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/00/2010 00/01/2011 2 Some
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. 02/00/2010 00/01/2011 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. 02/00/2010 00/01/2011 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. 02/00/2010 00/01/2011 2 Some
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. 02/00/2010 00/01/2011 2 Some
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/00/2010 00/01/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2009

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Some
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Many
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. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 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. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline, unless unavoidable. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 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. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Some
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change. 01/04/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2008

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. 02/04/2008 03/01/2008 2 Few
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/04/2008 03/01/2008 2 Few

Inspection, 00/04/2005

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 00/04/2005 00/05/2005 neglect or mistreatment of residents. neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report

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 2 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 90 88
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 12 hours 35 minutes 1 hour 55 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 11 hours 40 minutes 24 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 11 hours 55 minutes 1 hour 31 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 13 hours 26 minutes 2 hours 43 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: 08/24/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 08/24/2011
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, 01/09/2010

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes. 01/09/2010 02/02/2010 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/09/2010 02/02/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 01/02/2009

Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/02/2009 00/04/2010 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Horizontal exits. 01/02/2009 00/04/2010 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. 01/02/2009 00/04/2010 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. 01/02/2009 00/04/2010 2 Few

Inspection, 02/04/2008

Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/04/2008 03/01/2008 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. 02/04/2008 03/01/2008 2 Few
 

1434 N Limestone St
Gaffney, SC 29340

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