Emeritus at the Heritage

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 22
WV State Average: 8
U.S. Average: 6
WV Deficiencies Range: 1–22
Complaints & Incidents: 1
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.

September 27, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident .
Low
Many
1/9/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
1/9/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
1/9/2013
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Some
1/9/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Some
1/9/2013
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
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
11/28/2012
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/28/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
11/28/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Few
11/28/2012
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
11/28/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
11/28/2012
Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care.
Low
Few
11/28/2012
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
11/28/2012
Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges.
Very Low
Many
11/28/2012
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
11/28/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Very Low
Many
1/9/2013

June 22, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide at least one room set aside to use as a resident dining room and for activities, that is a good size, with good lighting, air flow and furniture.
Low
Many
10/25/2011
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
Many
10/25/2011
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
10/25/2011
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Ensure that residents receive proper treatment and assistive devices to maintain their vision and hearing.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
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
10/25/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/16/2011
Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
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
10/25/2011
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
10/25/2011

August 12, 2009 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
9/25/2009
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
9/10/2009
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
Some
9/25/2009
Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure.
Low
Some
10/9/2009
Tell the resident or the residentâ’s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the residentâ’s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave.
Low
Few
9/1/2009
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments.
Low
Few
9/25/2009
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/25/2009
Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge.
Low
Few
9/1/2009
Permit residents to remain in the facility and not be transferred or discharged without adequate reason.
Low
Few
9/1/2009
Give the resident's representative the ability to exercise the resident's rights.
Low
Few
9/10/2009
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Very Low
Some
9/10/2009

December 26, 2013 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
1/24/2014

October 17, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

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
Few
12/6/2013
Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels.
Low
Some
12/6/2013

September 27, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Some
11/28/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
11/28/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Many
11/28/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
11/28/2012
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
Some
11/28/2012

October 25, 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 .
Some
Few
10/25/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Some
Few
10/25/2011

August 25, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
11/22/2011
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
11/22/2011
Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
Low
Few
11/22/2011
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
11/22/2011
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
11/22/2011

July 13, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
10/25/2011
Provide or obtain laboratory services only when ordered by the attending physician.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Some
Few
10/25/2011
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
10/25/2011
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
Low
Many
10/25/2011
Employ or obtain outside professional resources to provide services in the nursing home when the facility does not employ a qualified professional to furnish a required service.
Low
Some
10/25/2011
Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility.
Low
Many
10/25/2011
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
10/25/2011

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 April 12, 2014.


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