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About Buchanan County Health Center

General Information

Legal Business NameLegal Business Name Not Available
Ownership TypeGovernment - County
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareOctober 1, 1974 (42 years)
Capacity39
Residents35
Percent Occupied90%
Program ParticipationMedicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalYes
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Buchanan County Health Center

Buchanan County Health Center
was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 4 out of 5. About Medicare Ratings
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Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

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Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

October 12, 2015 - 14 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionA written emergency evacuation plan.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly protected cooking facilities.

October 8, 2015 - 14 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop 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.

August 19, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
FManyPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionAutomatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionSmoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
ESomePotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionProper facilities for the use and storage of combustible liquids.
DFewPotential for HarmFire Safety InspectionWalls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.

August 14, 2014 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure 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.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide housekeeping and maintenance services.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Buchanan County Health Center require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr 40min
2hr 20min
ReportedExpected
CNA
55min
30min
ReportedExpected
LPN
30min
40min
ReportedExpected
RN
4hr 5min
3hr 30min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 5min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
97.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
100.0%
88.6%
71.4%
95.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
39.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Low Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder
16.7%
17.1%
14.3%
17.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Received an Antipsychotic Medication
21.9%
23.3%
34.4%
16.4%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Need for Help with ADLs has Increased
-
3.3%
-
8.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
0.0%
0.0%
2.9%
6.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Lose Too Much Weight
-
-
-
3.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
High Risk Residents With Pressure Ulcers
9.1%
12.1%
5.9%
5.9%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Have Depressive Symptoms
2.8%
2.9%
2.9%
6.2%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
With a Urinary Tract Infection
8.3%
8.6%
5.7%
3.6%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury
16.7%
17.5%
16.1%
4.1%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
With a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder
2.8%
2.9%
0.0%
0.5%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
Were Physically Restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

-
-
-
86.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine
-
-
-
84.8%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Were Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
-
-
-
17.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain
-
-
-
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication
-
-
-
1.7%
Q1 2015Q2 2015Q3 2015IA
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened