Life Care Center of Sandpoint

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
ID State Average: 10
U.S. Average: 6
ID Deficiencies Range: 3–25
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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.

January 17, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Low
Some
2/20/2014
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
Some
2/20/2014
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
2/20/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
2/20/2014
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
2/20/2014
Provide special eating equipment and utensils for each resident who needs them.
Low
Few
2/20/2014
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
2/20/2014
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
2/20/2014

November 30, 2012 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
1/4/2013
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
Some
1/4/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
1/4/2013
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
Some
1/4/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
1/4/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
1/4/2013
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.
Low
Few
1/4/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
1/4/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/4/2013

August 11, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Some
9/14/2011
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
9/14/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
9/14/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
9/14/2011

This nursing home has not been cited for any Deficiencies from Incidents Reported by the Nursing Home or Complaints in the last 3 years.

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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