Northside Health Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 20
TN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
TN Deficiencies Range: 1–22
Complaints & Incidents: 6
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.

June 21, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility
High
Some
7/28/2013
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
High
Some
7/28/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
High
Some
7/28/2013
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
High
Some
7/28/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
7/28/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
7/28/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
7/28/2013
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Some
7/28/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Some
7/28/2013
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing.
Low
Few
7/13/2013
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
7/28/2013

October 19, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
11/2/2011
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Upon the death of a resident, convey the residentâ’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Low
Few
11/3/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
11/2/2011
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
11/2/2011

August 19, 2010 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
9/2/2010
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/20/2010
Ensure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
Low
Few
8/20/2010
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
8/20/2010

June 21, 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
7/28/2013
Keep clinical records for an appropriate amount of time.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
7/28/2013
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.
Some
Few
7/28/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Some
7/21/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
7/28/2013

August 23, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
9/15/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
9/14/2011
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
9/14/2011

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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