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Life Care Center Of Elizabethton

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 158
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: 03/21/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 03/21/2012
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 TN: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in TN: 0 - 11

Inspection, 01/00/2011

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 01/00/2011 01/00/2012 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. 01/00/2011 01/00/2012 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/00/2011 01/00/2012 2 Few
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. 01/00/2011 01/00/2012 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. 01/00/2011 01/00/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/04/2010

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. 01/04/2010 02/00/2011 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/04/2010 02/00/2011 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. 01/04/2010 02/00/2011 2 Few
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. 01/04/2010 02/00/2011 2 Few
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. 01/04/2010 02/00/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 00/02/2006

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Employ staff that are licensed 00/02/2006 00/01/2007 or registered in accordance with state laws. certified
Keep accurate 00/02/2006 00/01/2007 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention 00/02/2006 00/01/2007 investigation identification

Inspection, 02/01/2003

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. 02/01/2003 00/05/2005 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/01/2003 00/05/2005 2 Few
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. 02/01/2003 00/05/2005 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. 02/01/2003 00/05/2005 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. 02/01/2003 00/05/2005 2 Few
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/01/2003 00/05/2005 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 TN Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 1 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 96 115
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 14 hours 43 minutes 1 hour 16 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 13 hours 45 minutes 24 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 14 hours 20 minutes 52 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 15 hours 24 minutes 1 hour 57 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: 03/19/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 03/19/2012
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 TN: 1
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in TN: 0 - 1

Inspection, 00/08/2011

Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. 00/08/2011 00/05/2001 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. 00/08/2011 00/05/2001 2 Few
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 00/08/2011 00/05/2001 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. 00/08/2011 00/05/2001 2 Many
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes. 00/08/2011 00/05/2001 2 Many

Inspection, 01/02/2010

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. 01/02/2010 01/05/2012 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors or aisles that are unobstructed and are at least 8 feet in width. 01/02/2010 01/05/2012 2 Some
Furnishings and Decorations Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Restrictions on the use of highly flammable decorations. 01/02/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few
Illumination and Emergency Power Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly located and lighted Exit" signs." 01/02/2010 01/05/2012 2 Few

Inspection, 01/09/2003

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/09/2003 00/05/2005 2 Few
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 01/09/2003 00/05/2005 2 Few
 

1641 Highway 19e
Elizabethton, TN 37643

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