Ketchikan Med Ctr New Horizons Transitional Care

3100 Tongass Avenue
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Ketchikan Gateway County
Phone: 907-225-5171
Provider Number: 025010
Last Inspection: 05/07/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
29
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
19
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
10
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
66%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Church related
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
YES

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

Findings in these inspections do not present a complete picture of the quality of care provided. Information in this database should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources, as well as a visit to the nursing home. We suggest you use our Nursing Home Checklist to help evaluate the nursing homes you plan to visit.


Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • AK
  • USA
  • 25
  • 25
  • 41
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 25
  • 59
  • 83
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

5/7/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Widespread : Minimal 5 6/21/2015
Failed To: Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. Widespread : Minimal 5 6/21/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 6/21/2015
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Widespread : Minimal 5 6/21/2015
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Widespread : Minimal 5 6/21/2015
 

6/19/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/3/2014
Failed To: Give residents a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/3/2014
Failed To: Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/3/2014
Failed To: Upon the death of a resident, convey the resident’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/3/2014
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/3/2014
Failed To: 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/3/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/3/2014
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/3/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/3/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/3/2014
Failed To: 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 : Minimal 4 8/3/2014
Failed To: At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/3/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/3/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/3/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/3/2014
 

7/12/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Honor a residents' rights as a residents of the nursing home, free of coercion and reprisal, and as citizens or residents of the United States. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. Widespread : Potential 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Pattern : Minimal 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Immediate 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Immediate 7 8/26/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/26/2013
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/26/2013
Failed To: Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/26/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

These deficiencies resulted from complaints investigated by the state inspectors and substantiated.

 

11/26/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others. Widespread : Actual 6 2/13/2014
Failed To: 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 : Minimal 4 2/13/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg AK State Avg
Number of Residents 19 19.00 34.44
Registered Nurses 2.82 2.82 1.65
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.47 0.47 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants 4.67 4.67 3.41
Total Staff Hours 7.96 7.96 5.71

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% AK State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 3 3 3
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 5 5
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 9 9 7
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 21 21 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 8 8 14
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 10 18
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 0 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 0 3
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 37 37 16
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 10 10 4
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 2 2 7
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0 Not Available   35
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 40 0 0
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 40 31
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 24 0 22
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 7 24 16