Eunice C Smith Nursing Home

1251 College Avenue
Alton, IL 62002
Madison County
Phone: 618-463-7330
Provider Number: 145121
Last Inspection: 09/17/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
62
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
44
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
18
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
71%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Non profit - Corporation
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

State Inspection Deficiencies About State Inspection Deficiencies

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Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Region


  • Facility
  • County
  • IL
  • USA
  • 14
  • 17
  • 18
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 14
  • 14
  • 21
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

9/17/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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. Widespread : Potential 4 10/19/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 10/19/2015
Failed To: Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/19/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/19/2015
 

8/21/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 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 : Minimal 3 9/9/2014
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. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/9/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/9/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/9/2014
 

10/25/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2013
Failed To: 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 : Minimal 3 11/15/2013
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 11/15/2013
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/15/2013
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/15/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/15/2013


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

7/18/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/29/2014

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg IL State Avg
Number of Residents 44 66.74 92.90
Registered Nurses 0.76 0.83 0.90
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.97 0.81 0.59
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.66 2.35 2.16
Total Staff Hours 4.38 3.98 3.66

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% IL State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 1 5 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 2 8 15
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 7 7 8
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 28 19 21
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 5 6 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 1 2 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2 2 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 35 15 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 12 4 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 10 7 5
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 41 42 40
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 6 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 10 16 15
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 9 11 21
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 14 11 22
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 2 1 1