Cook Co Northshore Hosp & C&Nc

515 - 5th Avenue West
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Cook County
Phone: 218-387-3040
Provider Number: 245384
Last Inspection: 07/10/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
37
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
29
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
8
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
78%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
Government - Hospital district
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
  • MN
  • USA
  • 18
  • 18
  • 21
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 18
  • 41
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

7/10/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Let each resident or the resident's legal representative access or purchase copies of all the resident's records. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/18/2015
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 8/18/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/18/2015
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 8/18/2015
 

8/21/2014 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 10/14/2014
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/14/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/14/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Actual 4 10/14/2014
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 10/14/2014
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Widespread : Potential 4 10/14/2014
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. Isolated : Minimal 3 10/14/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/14/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/31/2014
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 10/14/2014
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 10/31/2014
 

9/26/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/6/2013
Failed To: Listen to the resident groups and act on their complaints and suggestions that affect resident care and life. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/7/2013
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/8/2013
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/8/2013
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Widespread : Potential 4 9/27/2013
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 9/27/2013


 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg MN State Avg
Number of Residents 29 29.00 67.56
Registered Nurses 0.69 0.69 0.84
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.05 1.05 0.72
Certified Nursing Assistants 3.25 3.25 2.37
Total Staff Hours 4.99 4.99 3.92

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% MN State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 0 0 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 1 1 4
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 7 7 5
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 1 1 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 19 19 13
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 18 18 11
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 0 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 0 2
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 11 11 14
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 2 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 5 5 4
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 0 Not Available   48
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 17 0 1
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 3 17 22
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 3 16
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 17