Knox County Hospital

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 8
KY State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
KY Deficiencies Range: 1–15
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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.

July 18, 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.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Low
Some
8/3/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Some
9/1/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
8/31/2012
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
8/28/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
9/1/2012
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
8/3/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
8/3/2012

November 17, 2011 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
12/14/2011
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
12/31/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/16/2011
Put firmly secured handrails on each side of hallways.
Low
Few
12/16/2011

October 21, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
11/19/2010
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
11/19/2010
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
11/19/2010
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
11/19/2010
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
11/19/2010
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
11/19/2010
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
11/19/2010
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/19/2010
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Few
11/19/2010
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
11/19/2010
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/19/2010

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 June 19, 2014.


Search Nursing Homes

Nearby Nursing Homes