Laurelbrook Sanitarium

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 21
TN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
TN Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

November 20, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
12/25/2013
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Some
12/25/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
12/25/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
12/25/2013
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
12/25/2013
Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
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
12/25/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
12/4/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
12/25/2013

May 30, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
6/18/2013
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
6/14/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
6/14/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
6/11/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
6/11/2013
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Low
Few
6/11/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/11/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
6/11/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Very Low
Many
6/11/2013

May 15, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Many
6/6/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
6/6/2012
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
Many
6/6/2012
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
6/6/2012

November 20, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/25/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
12/25/2013

August 03, 2012 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
8/13/2012

May 15, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
High
Many
6/6/2012
Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
High
Some
6/6/2012
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Many
6/6/2012
Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Some
6/6/2012
Keep complete, dated laboratory records in the resident's file.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Have an agreement with at least one or more hospitals certified by medicare or medicaid to make sure residents can be moved quickly to the hospital when they need medical care.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
6/6/2012
Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care.
High
Few
6/6/2012
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Some
6/6/2012
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
6/6/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Some
6/6/2012
Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
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
Many
6/6/2012
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
High
Many
6/6/2012
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Allow residents to have visitors.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/6/2012
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Some
6/6/2012

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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