Deseret Care Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 27
UT State Average: 8
U.S. Average: 6
UT Deficiencies Range: 1–29
Complaints & Incidents: 14
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.

July 17, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Some
Some
8/25/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
8/25/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
8/25/2012
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Low
Many
8/25/2012
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Make sure that special or therapeutic diets are ordered by the attending doctor.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Hire a qualified dietician.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
8/25/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
8/25/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
8/25/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/25/2012
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
8/25/2012
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
8/25/2012
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
8/25/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
8/25/2012
Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection.
Very Low
Many
8/25/2012

July 15, 2010 Health Inspection

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.
High
Many
9/15/2010
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Many
9/15/2010
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Many
9/15/2010
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
9/15/2010
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
9/15/2010
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Many
9/15/2010
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
9/15/2010
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
9/15/2010
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
9/15/2010
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
9/15/2010
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
Few
9/15/2010
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
9/15/2010

November 21, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Some
1/6/2014
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
1/6/2014
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
1/6/2014
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Some
1/6/2014
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
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
1/6/2014
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
Few
1/6/2014
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
1/6/2014
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/6/2014

May 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Many
6/30/2012
Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system.
Low
Many
6/30/2012

May 10, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide written records when a resident is transferred or discharged.
Low
Few
5/11/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Some
5/11/2012
Establish and follow a written policy that permits a resident to return to the nursing home after hospitalization or therapeutic leave that exceeds bed-hold policy.
Low
Few
5/11/2012
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
5/11/2012

March 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
3/6/2012

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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