Avalon Care Center at Northpointe

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 5
WA State Average: 7
U.S. Average: 6
WA 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 13, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Low
Some
12/30/2013
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Some
12/30/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
12/30/2013
Prevent a loss in range of motion among residents who entered the nursing home with a full range of motion, unless it is unavoidable due to residentâ’s clinical condition.
Low
Few
12/30/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
12/30/2013

December 05, 2012 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
1/19/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
1/19/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Some
1/19/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
1/19/2013
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
1/19/2013

October 28, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
12/1/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/1/2011
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
12/1/2011

March 26, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
Some
Few
5/3/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Some
Few
5/3/2013

October 12, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
Low
Few
11/9/2012

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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