Appleton Health Care Center Nursing Home - Appleton, Wisconsin


2915 N Meade St
Appleton, Wisconsin

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Certified Number of Beds: 150
Total Number of Resident: 102
Provider Type: Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership Type: For profit - Corporation
Located Within a Hospital? NO
Date First Approved to Provide Medicare/Medicaid Services: July 1, 1992
Rating Survey Dates: 04/25/12 - 06/01/14

Appleton Health Care Center: Ratings, Complaints and More

Appleton Health Care Center Complaints

Number of Complaints
11
Number of Penalties
5
Number of Fines
4
Amount of Fines
$75075.00

Appleton Health Care Center Ratings

Overall Rating

Additional Facility Information

Resident or Family Counseling?
Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?
No
Special Focus Facility?
No

Appleton Health Care Center Deficiencies: Reported from 23/04/2012 - 01/06/2014

Last Checked: December 01, 2018

Report Date Nursing Home Failed To or Did Not Provide: Scope Severity
04/29/2014 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 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. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/29/2014 Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
04/29/2014 Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Give or get quality laboratory services/tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/29/2014 Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/29/2014 Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/29/2014 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/29/2014 Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/09/2014 Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/09/2014 Exits that are accessible at all times. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/09/2014 Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/09/2014 An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/09/2014 Back-up procedures in place for a faulty automatic sprinkler system. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/09/2014 An approved back-up procedure for a faulty fire alarm system. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/26/2014 Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Widespread No actual harm, potential for minimal harm
02/26/2014 Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/26/2014 Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/10/2013 Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/10/2013 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/10/2013 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Exits that are accessible at all times. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 A written emergency evacuation plan. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Properly maintained smoke detectors. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Portable fire extinguishers. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/17/2013 Properly protected cooking facilities. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/03/2013 Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/03/2013 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/03/2013 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
03/11/2013 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. Isolated Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
03/11/2013 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. Isolated Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
03/11/2013 Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
03/11/2013 Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
03/11/2013 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
03/11/2013 Keep clinical record information safe. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/25/2012 Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 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 residents clinical condition. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
04/25/2012 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. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Widespread No actual harm, potential for minimal harm
04/25/2012 Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Widespread No actual harm, potential for minimal harm
04/25/2012 Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/25/2012 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 Exits that are accessible at all times. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 A written emergency evacuation plan. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/23/2012 Proper fire barriers, ventilation and signs for the transfilling of oxygen. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
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