Centro Medico Wilma N Vazquez Snf

Road 2 Km 39 5 Bo Algarrobo
Vega Baja, PR 00693
Vega Baja County
Phone: 787-858-1580
Provider Number: 405025
Last Inspection: 06/18/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
45
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
21
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
24
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
47%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
None
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Corporation
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
  • PR
  • USA
  • 100
  • 100
  • 101
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 100
  • 113
  • 22
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

6/18/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Limit the charges against residents' personal funds for items or services for which payment is made under Medicare or Medicaid. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home's most recent inspection. Widespread : Potential 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Allow residents to have visitors. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Actual 4 8/5/2015
Failed To: Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Give or get specialized rehabilitative services per the patient's assessment or plan of care. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
Failed To: Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/5/2015
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 8/5/2015
Failed To: Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
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 8/5/2015
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 8/5/2015
 

9/10/2014 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Let residents voice a complaint or grievance without being treated differently or badly. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
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. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
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 : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
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 10/30/2014
Failed To: Maintain comfortable and safe temperature levels. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/30/2014
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Actual 4 10/30/2014
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Actual 4 10/30/2014
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Make sure that doctors see a resident's plan of care at every visit and make notes about progress and orders in writing. Pattern : Minimal 4 10/30/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Keep all essential equipment working safely. Widespread : Immediate 7 10/30/2014
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 10/30/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Choose a doctor to serve as the medical director to create resident care policies and coordinate medical care in the facility. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
Failed To: Keep clinical record information safe. Widespread : Minimal 5 10/30/2014
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 10/30/2014
 

8/16/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/30/2014
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/30/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/30/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/30/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/30/2014
Failed To: Have a detailed, written plan for disasters and emergencies, such as fire, severe weather, and missing residents. Widespread : Minimal 5 1/30/2014


 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg PR State Avg
Number of Residents 21 21.00 15.80
Registered Nurses 3.10 3.10 4.04
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.27 0.27 3.14
Certified Nursing Assistants 0.00 Not Available 0.00
Total Staff Hours 3.37 3.37 7.18

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% PR State Avg%
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 0 Not Available   Not Available  
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 5 0 0
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 2 Not Available   Not Available  
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 5 5
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 Not Available   Not Available  
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 63 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 Not Available   Not Available  
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 0 0
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 2 Not Available   Not Available