Ellen Sagar Nursing Home

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 10
SC State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
SC 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.

January 16, 2014 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
Not Corrected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
Not Corrected
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
Not Corrected
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Keep complete, dated laboratory records in the resident's file.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
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
Not Corrected
Keep signed and dated reports of x-rays and other diagnostic services.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Provide residents with private access to a telephone.
Low
Few
Not Corrected

November 07, 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
Some
12/14/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/14/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
12/14/2012
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
12/14/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/14/2012

December 14, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
High
Some
1/26/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
1/26/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
High
Some
1/26/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
1/26/2012
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Some
1/26/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
1/26/2012
Operate and provide services according to federal, state, and local laws and professional standards.
Low
Few
1/26/2012
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
1/26/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
1/26/2012

March 08, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the united states.
Low
Few
3/29/2013

January 22, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
2/22/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Some
2/22/2013
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
2/22/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
High
Some
2/22/2013
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
2/22/2013

September 06, 2012 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
10/5/2012
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
Few
10/5/2012
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
10/5/2012

February 29, 2012 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
Some
3/15/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
High
Some
3/15/2012
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
High
Some
3/15/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
3/15/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
High
Some
3/15/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
High
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.
High
Some
3/15/2012
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
High
Some
3/15/2012
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Some
3/15/2012

December 14, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
1/26/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
1/26/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/26/2012

September 20, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Few
10/28/2011
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
10/28/2011
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
10/28/2011

August 23, 2011 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.
Low
Some
9/30/2011

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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