Life Care Center of Pueblo

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
CO Deficiencies Range: 1–26
Complaints & Incidents: 11
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

May 22, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/20/2013

April 10, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
5/1/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
5/1/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
5/1/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Low
Few
5/7/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
5/1/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
5/1/2012
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Very Low
Some
5/7/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Some
5/1/2012

September 21, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
12/27/2010
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
12/28/2010
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture.
Low
Some
10/25/2010
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
10/25/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
10/20/2010
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
10/25/2010
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Some
10/25/2010
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Low
Some
10/25/2010
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/27/2010
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/27/2010
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
10/25/2010
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
10/25/2010
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Few
10/25/2010
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
10/25/2010
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
12/28/2010
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
10/25/2010
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.
Very Low
Some
10/25/2010

October 08, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
11/12/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
11/12/2013
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Some
11/12/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
11/12/2013
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
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.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
11/12/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/12/2013
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Some
11/12/2013
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.
Low
Many
11/12/2013

May 22, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
6/20/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
6/20/2013
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
6/26/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
6/26/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
6/20/2013
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.
Low
Few
6/26/2013
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.
Low
Few
6/20/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/20/2013

January 30, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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