Sweetwater Nursing Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 4
TN State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
TN Deficiencies Range: 1–27
Complaints & Incidents: 9
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.

March 21, 2012 Health Inspection

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
Few
4/25/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
4/25/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/25/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
4/25/2012

December 01, 2010 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
12/3/2010
Ensure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
1/14/2011
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
1/14/2011

September 18, 2013 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
Few
10/31/2013
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
10/31/2013
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
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
10/31/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
10/31/2013
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
10/31/2013

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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