Western Hills Health Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 3
CO State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
CO Deficiencies Range: 1–26
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

September 09, 2013 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
Some
10/9/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/9/2013
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.
Low
Few
10/9/2013

August 02, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
8/30/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
8/30/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/30/2012
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
8/30/2012
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
8/30/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
8/30/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
8/30/2012

June 29, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
8/3/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
8/3/2011
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
Some
8/3/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Some
7/29/2011
Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Maintain comfortable sound levels.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Provide residents with private access to a telephone.
Low
Some
7/29/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
8/3/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
1) provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
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
8/3/2011
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
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.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Give notice to the resident before a room or roommate change.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
8/2/2011
Permit residents to remain in the facility and not be transferred or discharged without adequate reason.
Low
Few
7/29/2011
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
8/3/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/3/2011
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
8/2/2011

April 17, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

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 .
Low
Few
5/16/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
5/16/2013

December 06, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Few
1/4/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
1/4/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
1/4/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
1/4/2013

March 28, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Some
Few
3/15/2012

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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