Sylvester Health Care Inc.

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
GA State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
GA Deficiencies Range: 1–19
Complaints & Incidents: 1
Updated June 19, 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.

August 22, 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
10/6/2013
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
10/6/2013

January 26, 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
3/1/2012
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
Some
3/1/2012
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Some
3/1/2012
Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Completely assess the resident at least every twelve months.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
3/1/2012
Encode each residentâ’s assessment data and transmit these data to the state within 7 days of assessment.
Very Low
Many
3/1/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
3/1/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Very Low
Some
3/1/2012

May 13, 2010 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
6/1/2010
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Some
6/1/2010
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Some
6/1/2010
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
Low
Some
6/1/2010
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
6/1/2010
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/1/2010
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
6/1/2010
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/1/2010
Make sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor.
Low
Few
6/1/2010
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
6/1/2010
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/1/2010

December 06, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
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
1/26/2012

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 June 19, 2014.


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