Elkins Regional Convalescent Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
3
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 14
WV State Average: 8
U.S. Average: 6
WV Deficiencies Range: 1–24
Complaints & Incidents: 2
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.

October 01, 2013 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.
Low
Some
11/8/2013
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
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.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/8/2013
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
11/8/2013

May 03, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
6/14/2012
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
Some
6/14/2012
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
6/14/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/14/2012
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Low
Few
6/14/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/14/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
6/14/2012

October 23, 2009 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Low
Many
12/21/2009
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
Provide a tasty and well-balanced diet that meets the nutritional needs of each resident.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Some
12/21/2009
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Low
Few
12/21/2009
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Few
12/21/2009
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
12/21/2009
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
12/21/2009
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
12/21/2009
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
12/21/2009
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Few
12/21/2009
Provide resident groups or resident family groups with private space to meet.
Very Low
Many
12/21/2009

October 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
12/9/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
12/9/2013

April 18, 2013 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
5/22/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
5/22/2013

May 24, 2012 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
7/10/2012
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
7/10/2012
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Some
Few
7/10/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
7/10/2012

March 23, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
4/20/2012

December 16, 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
1/31/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
1/31/2012

October 27, 2011 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
12/6/2011
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
12/6/2011

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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