Asta Care Center of Elgin

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 28
IL State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
IL Deficiencies Range: 1–30
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.

March 24, 2014 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
High
Few
4/15/2014
Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property.
Some
Few
4/15/2014
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/15/2014
Keep clinical record information safe.
Low
Many
4/15/2014
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
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
Some
4/15/2014
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Some
4/15/2014
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
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
4/15/2014
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
4/15/2014
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2014
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.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2014
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2014
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2014
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2014
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
4/15/2014
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Very Low
Some
4/15/2014

February 27, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
3/15/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
3/15/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
3/15/2013
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
3/15/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
3/15/2013
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
3/15/2013
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
3/15/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Very Low
Many
3/15/2013

February 28, 2012 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.
Some
Few
3/15/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
5/16/2012
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Some
3/15/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
3/15/2012
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Some
3/15/2012
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms.
Low
Some
3/15/2012
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
3/15/2012
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
3/15/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
3/15/2012
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
3/15/2012

April 07, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Low
Few
4/8/2014

January 31, 2014 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 .
Some
Few
2/15/2014

January 15, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
1/30/2014

January 02, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
1/30/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
1/30/2014
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
1/30/2014
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
1/30/2014

October 15, 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
11/1/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
11/1/2013

May 29, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

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
Few
6/20/2013

August 15, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
8/24/2012

October 28, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

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.
Some
Few
11/18/2011

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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