Birchwood Healthcare And Rehab Center Nursing Home - Milwaukee, Wisconsin


9632 W Appleton Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Certified Number of Beds: 148
Total Number of Resident: 123
Provider Type: Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership Type: For profit - Individual
Located Within a Hospital? NO
Date First Approved to Provide Medicare/Medicaid Services: December 10, 2010
Rating Survey Dates: 10/31/11 - 06/01/14

Birchwood Healthcare And Rehab Center: Ratings, Complaints and More

Birchwood Healthcare And Rehab Center Complaints

Number of Complaints
34
Number of Penalties
7
Number of Fines
5
Amount of Fines
$20833.00

Birchwood Healthcare And Rehab Center Ratings

Overall Rating

Additional Facility Information

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

Birchwood Healthcare And Rehab Center Deficiencies: Reported from 28/10/2011 - 01/06/2014

Last Checked: October 01, 2018

Report Date Nursing Home Failed To or Did Not Provide: Scope Severity
02/25/2014 Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/25/2014 Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/25/2014 Coordinate assessments with the pre-admission screening and resident review program for mentally-ill and mentally-retarded patients. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/25/2014 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
02/03/2014 Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/03/2014 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
02/03/2014 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/03/2014 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
02/03/2014 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 No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
02/03/2014 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
02/03/2014 Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
02/03/2014 Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
09/11/2013 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 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
08/13/2013 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
08/13/2013 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. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 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
08/13/2013 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
08/13/2013 Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 A two-hour-resistant firewall separation. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Approved construction type or materials. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Exits that are accessible at all times. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Properly maintained smoke detectors. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Properly protected cooking facilities. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/13/2013 Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
01/09/2013 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
11/14/2012 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
11/14/2012 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
11/14/2012 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
11/14/2012 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 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
08/21/2012 Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 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
08/21/2012 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
08/21/2012 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 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
08/21/2012 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
08/21/2012 Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 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
08/21/2012 Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 Proper backup exit lighting. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
08/21/2012 Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
05/23/2012 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
04/19/2012 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. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/19/2012 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/19/2012 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
04/19/2012 Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/19/2012 Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
04/19/2012 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
10/31/2011 Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 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. Pattern Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
10/31/2011 Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
10/31/2011 Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy
10/31/2011 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. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 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
10/31/2011 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. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/31/2011 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
10/31/2011 Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/28/2011 Approved construction type or materials. Widespread No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/28/2011 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
10/28/2011 Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/28/2011 Exit doors that are held open by devices that will automatically close on the activation of a fire alarm or smoke detector. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/28/2011 Signs that state that exit doors are to be kept closed. Pattern No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
10/28/2011 Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. Isolated No actual harm, potential for more than minimal harm
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