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Towers Nursing Home

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Type of Ownership Non profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 83
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: 01/05/2012

Date of last standard health inspection: 01/05/2012
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 TX: 3
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in TX: 0 - 19
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 00/01/2012 00/03/2012 investigation identification
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. 00/01/2012 00/03/2012 3 Few
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. 00/01/2012 00/03/2012 3 Few

Inspection, 01/07/2011

Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing 01/07/2011 00/09/2012 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 01/07/2011 00/09/2012 investigation identification
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Immediately tell the resident 01/07/2011 00/09/2012 and a family member of situations (injury/decline/ the resident's doctor

Inspection, 00/07/2010

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. 00/07/2010 02/04/2011 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. 00/07/2010 00/07/2011 2 Some
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 00/07/2010 00/07/2011 2 Some
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed. 00/07/2010 00/07/2011 2 Some
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, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. 00/07/2010 00/07/2011 2 Some
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. 00/07/2010 00/07/2011 2 Some
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. 00/07/2010 00/07/2011 2 Few

Inspection, 02/07/2002

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/07/2002 01/03/2004 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. 02/07/2002 01/01/2003 2 Many

Inspection, 00/07/2001

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. 00/07/2001 01/04/2001 4 Few

Inspection, 00/05/2001

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. 00/05/2001 00/03/2002 2 Some
Nutrition and Dietary Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. 00/05/2001 00/03/2002 1 Many
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. 00/05/2001 00/03/2002 2 Many

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 TX Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 3 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 72 81
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 29 hours 19 minutes 1 hour 24 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 28 hours 29 minutes 24 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 29 hours 31 minutes 1 hour
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 30 hours 19 minutes 3 hours 16 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: 01/05/2012

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Yes
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 01/05/2012
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 TX: 1
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in TX: 0 - 1

Inspection, 00/06/2010

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. 00/06/2010 00/08/2010 2 Many
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/06/2010 00/01/2012 2 Many
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 00/06/2010 01/05/2011 2 Many
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. 00/06/2010 01/05/2012 2 Some

Inspection, 02/08/2002

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. 02/08/2002 01/03/2003 1 Some
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. 02/08/2002 00/00/0000 1 Many
Exits and Egress Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Exits that are accessible at all times. 02/08/2002 01/03/2004 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. 02/08/2002 02/09/2003 1 Many
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. 02/08/2002 02/09/2003 2 Many

Inspection, 00/05/2001

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. 00/05/2001 00/00/0000 1 Many
An externally vented heating system. 00/05/2001 02/04/2002 2 Few
Miscellaneous Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes. 00/05/2001 02/04/2002 2 Many
Smoke Compartmentation and Control Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper construction of ducts through walls designed to prevent smoke passage. 00/05/2001 01/00/2002 2 Many
 

907 Garwood
Smithville, TX 78957

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