The Palms Nursing And Rehabilitation Lp

5607 Everhart Rd
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Nueces County
Phone: 361-854-4601
Provider Number: 455557
Last Inspection: 06/25/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
204
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
146
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
58
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
72%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Partnership
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
  • TX
  • USA
  • 28
  • 24
  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 28
  • 20
  • 46
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

6/25/2015 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. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/7/2015
Failed To: Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/7/2015
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 8/7/2015
Failed To: Assess in a timely manner the resident when the resident enters the nursing home. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/7/2015
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/7/2015
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/7/2015
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 8/7/2015
 

12/3/2014 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 1/14/2015
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 1/14/2015
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 1/14/2015
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/14/2015
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/14/2015
Failed To: Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs. Isolated : Minimal 3 1/14/2015
 

11/21/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide proof that residents' personal money that is deposited with the nursing home is secure. Pattern : Potential 3 1/4/2014
Failed To: Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. Pattern : Potential 3 1/4/2014
Failed To: Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: Provide clean bed and bath linens that are in good condition. Widespread : Potential 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: Hire sufficient dietary support personnel. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: 1) Provide 3 meals at regular times; 2) serve breakfast within 14 hours of dinner; and 3) offer a snack at bedtime each day. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
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 1/4/2014
Failed To: Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014
Failed To: Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills and techniques to be able to care for residents' needs. Pattern : Minimal 4 1/4/2014


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

11/5/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/5/2015
 

9/19/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/1/2014
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/1/2014
 

7/7/2014 Investigation

 
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 8/27/2014
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/27/2014
 

5/15/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. Pattern : Immediate 6 5/16/2014
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. Pattern : Immediate 6 5/16/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Pattern : Immediate 6 5/16/2014
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Pattern : Immediate 6 5/16/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Pattern : Immediate 6 5/16/2014
 

3/19/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/1/2014
 

3/3/2014 Investigation

 
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 : Actual 4 3/30/2014
Failed To: Protect each resident from mistreatment, neglect and misappropriation of personal property. Isolated : Actual 4 3/30/2014
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. Isolated : Actual 4 3/30/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Actual 4 3/30/2014
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Actual 4 3/30/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public. Widespread : Potential 4 3/30/2014
Failed To: Make sure that the facility is administered in an acceptable way that maintains the well-being of each resident . Isolated : Actual 4 3/30/2014
 

1/2/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/5/2014
 

8/30/2013 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. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/29/2013
 

3/22/2013 Investigation

 
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/16/2013
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 4/16/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Actual 4 4/16/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg TX State Avg
Number of Residents 146 78.53 76.40
Registered Nurses 0.40 0.79 0.60
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 1.18 1.01 0.92
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.00 2.19 2.18
Total Staff Hours 3.57 3.98 3.70

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% TX State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 7 7 6
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 5 2 3
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 34 4 6
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 12 7 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 34 20 22
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 11 9 8
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 1 5 12
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 1 9 9
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 2 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 22 22 19
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 7 4 5
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 48 52 46
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 3 2 3
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 24 15 16
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 5 19 28
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 5 26 28
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 1