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Appleton Health Care Center

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 150
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: 04/25/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 04/25/2012
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 WI: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in WI: 0 - 23

Inspection, 02/00/2005

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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2006 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/00/2005 01/03/2006 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/00/2005 00/08/2007 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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2006 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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2006 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. 02/00/2005 00/08/2007 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. 02/00/2005 01/03/2006 2 Few
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. 02/00/2005 01/03/2006 1 Many

Inspection, 02/07/2004

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. 02/07/2004 01/09/2005 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 02/07/2004 01/09/2005 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 02/07/2004 01/09/2005 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.

Inspection, 02/06/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Some
Keep accurate 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 Some complete and organized clinical records on each re
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. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
Have a program that investigates 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Store 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 and serve food in a safe and clean way. cook
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. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
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. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Some
Make sure that each residents' abilities in activities of daily living do not decline 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 Few unless unavoidable.
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 Few grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 and that incontinent patients receive proper servi unless medically necessary
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Some
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 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. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Some
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
Permit residents to remain in the facility and not be transferred or discharged without adequate reason. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Few
1) Protect current or future residents from giving up their Medicaid or Medicare benefits; or 2) follow federal rules for admissions. 02/06/2004 02/00/2005 2 Some

Inspection, 02/05/2004

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. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Many
1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 1 Many
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Many
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 1 Many
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 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. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 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. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 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. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 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. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to resident 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 3 Few
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Many
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Many
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 3 Few
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 Few unless it is unavoidable due to resident
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Many
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Many
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/05/2004 02/05/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 01/08/2004

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates 01/08/2004 01/00/2005 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 01/08/2004 01/00/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 2 Some
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. 01/07/2004 00/00/0000 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. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 2 Some
Have a program that investigates 01/07/2004 00/00/0000 Some controls and keeps infection from spreading.
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. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 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. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 2 Few
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. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 2 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 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. 01/07/2004 00/08/2005 2 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2004

Administration Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep accurate 00/03/2004 00/00/0000 Few complete and organized clinical records on each re
Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 00/03/2004 00/00/0000 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. 00/03/2004 00/00/0000 3 Few

Inspection, 01/01/2003

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. 01/01/2003 00/00/0000 2 Some
Keep clinical record information safe. 01/01/2003 00/00/0000 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. 01/01/2003 00/00/0000 4 Few
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/01/2003 00/00/0000 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 01/01/2003 00/00/0000 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. 01/01/2003 00/00/0000 2 Few

Inspection, 00/03/2003

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. 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 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. 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 2 Few
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 2 Few
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 1 Some
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 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 Few with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 Few as required.
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 00/03/2003 00/03/2004 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

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 WI Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 5 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 73 102
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 5 hours 45 minutes 1 hour 16 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 5 hours 12 minutes 57 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 4 hours 54 minutes 19 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 6 hours 51 minutes 2 hours 12 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: 04/23/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 04/23/2012
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 WI: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in WI: 0 - 0

Inspection, 02/03/2005

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 2 Few
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 2 Some
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 2 Few
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. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 2 Many
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen. 02/03/2005 00/03/2006 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. 02/03/2005 00/06/2006 2 Some

Inspection, 02/03/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 02/03/2004 00/08/2005 2 Some
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 02/03/2004 02/05/2004 2 Many
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 02/03/2004 02/04/2004 2 Some
Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. 02/03/2004 02/02/2005 2 Some
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 02/03/2004 02/05/2005 2 Some
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/03/2004 02/04/2004 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. 02/03/2004 02/05/2005 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. 02/03/2004 02/05/2004 2 Some
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen. 02/03/2004 02/06/2004 2 Some

Inspection, 01/07/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. 01/07/2004 00/03/2005 2 Some
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 01/07/2004 01/04/2005 2 Some
Portable fire extinguishers. 01/07/2004 01/07/2004 2 Some
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly protected cooking facilities. 01/07/2004 02/02/2004 2 Many
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. 01/07/2004 02/04/2004 2 Some
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 01/07/2004 01/07/2004 2 Many
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. 01/07/2004 01/09/2004 2 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 01/07/2004 01/07/2004 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. 01/07/2004 03/00/2004 2 Some
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 01/07/2004 03/00/2004 2 Many
 

2915 N Meade St
Appleton, WI 54911

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