Lutheran Care Center

702 West Cumberland
Altamont, IL 62411
Effingham County
Phone: 618-483-6136
Provider Number: 145380
Last Inspection: 09/24/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
96
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
66
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
30
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
69%
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?
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
  • 26
  • 22
  • 18
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 26
  • 18
  • 18
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

9/24/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/12/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/12/2015
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/12/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/12/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/12/2015
Failed To: Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Pattern : Potential 3 10/12/2015
 

8/14/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 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 : Minimal 3 9/17/2014
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 9/17/2014
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 9/17/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 9/17/2014
Failed To: Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Pattern : Potential 3 9/17/2014
 

6/20/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: 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. Widespread : Potential 4 7/5/2013
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. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/5/2013
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/5/2013
Failed To: Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Pattern : Potential 3 6/28/2013
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Pattern : Minimal 4 7/5/2013


 

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 66 74.25 92.90
Registered Nurses 0.71 0.73 0.90
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.48 0.60 0.59
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.12 2.40 2.16
Total Staff Hours 3.32 3.74 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 4 5 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 4 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 14 11 15
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 7 7 8
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 20 27 21
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 16 11 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 1 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 2 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 1 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 15 13 15
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 10 7 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 10 12 5
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 37 34 40
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 2 3 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 27 20 15
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 3 14 21
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2 14 22
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 6 3 1