NHC Healthcare, Chattanooga

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 2
TN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
TN Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 0
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.

January 29, 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
Many
3/15/2014
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
3/15/2014

November 15, 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
Many
12/30/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
12/30/2012
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
12/30/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
12/30/2012

May 19, 2011 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
Many
6/30/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
6/30/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
6/30/2011
Encode each residentâ’s assessment data and transmit these data to the state within 7 days of assessment.
Low
Few
6/30/2011
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
6/30/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
6/30/2011

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 April 12, 2014.


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