Pontiac Nursing Home

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 14
NY State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 6
NY Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 3
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 10, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Some
10/17/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
10/21/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
11/6/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
10/28/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
11/8/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
11/6/2013
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
11/6/2013
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
11/8/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
11/7/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
10/21/2013
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
Few
11/7/2013
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
11/8/2013

February 12, 2013 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.
Some
Few
4/12/2013
Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Low
Many
4/12/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
4/12/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
4/12/2013
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Some
4/12/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
4/12/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/12/2013
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Few
4/12/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Very Low
Some
4/12/2013
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Very Low
Some
4/12/2013

December 15, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
2/13/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
2/13/2012
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Some
2/13/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
2/13/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
2/13/2012
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Few
2/13/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
2/13/2012
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Very Low
Many
2/13/2012

September 10, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
10/28/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
11/8/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
11/8/2013

February 12, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
High
Some
4/12/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
4/12/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Some
4/12/2013
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.
High
Some
4/12/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Some
4/12/2013
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.
High
Some
4/12/2013

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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