Tendercare Alpena

301 Long Rapids Rd
Alpena, MI 49707
Alpena County
Phone: 989-356-2194
Provider Number: 235280
Last Inspection: 02/12/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
132
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
123
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
9
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
93%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For 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
  • MI
  • USA
  • 17
  • 11
  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 17
  • 10
  • 26
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

2/12/2015 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/20/2015
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 3/20/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/20/2015
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 3/20/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/20/2015
 

1/9/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/11/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 2/7/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/7/2014
 

11/16/2012 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 12/14/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 12/14/2012
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/14/2012
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/14/2012
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/14/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/14/2012
Failed To: Have enough backup water supply for essential areas of the nursing home. Widespread : Minimal 5 12/14/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

10/6/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/23/2015
 

9/3/2015 Investigation

 
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. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/16/2015
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 9/16/2015
 

6/20/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 7/2/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg MI State Avg
Number of Residents 123 87.00 88.42
Registered Nurses 0.98 0.92 0.92
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.60 0.52 0.78
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.75 2.62 2.45
Total Staff Hours 4.33 4.06 4.16

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% MI State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 4 2 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 3 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 3 3
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 8 8 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 19 20 13
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 4 5 8
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 8 4 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2 1 7
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 7 5 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 16 13 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 5 2 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 3 6 4
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 42 43 48
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 3 3 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 7 8 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 43 27 18
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 28 18 19
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 1 3 1