Alderwood Park Health And Rehabilitation

2726 Alderwood Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
Whatcom County
Phone: 360-733-2322
Provider Number: 505092
Last Inspection: 10/09/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
102
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
88
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
14
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
86%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Resident
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
  • WA
  • USA
  • 36
  • 19
  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 36
  • 20
  • 18
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

10/9/2014 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  
Failed To: Ensure residents have the right to have a choice over activities, their schedules, and health care according to their interests, assessments, and plans of care. Isolated : Minimal 3  
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3  
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3  
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3  
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  
Failed To: Develop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations. Isolated : Minimal 3  
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5  
Failed To: Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. Pattern : Minimal 4  
Failed To: 1) Review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews. Isolated : Minimal 3  
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3  
 

11/19/2013 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 12/31/2013
Failed To: Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/31/2013
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/31/2013
Failed To: Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/31/2013
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/31/2013
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Pattern : Potential 3 12/31/2013
 

6/25/2012 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 8/1/2012
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 8/1/2012
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 8/1/2012
Failed To: Ensure that all full-time nurse aids employed for more than 4 months are fully trained and competent to provide nursing and nursing-related services, as defined by Federal requirements. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/1/2012
Failed To: Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/1/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

9/2/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure that residents are safe from serious medication errors. Pattern : Minimal 4 9/4/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Isolated : Minimal 3 9/4/2014
 

6/26/2014 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 7/30/2014
 

6/13/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. Isolated : Minimal 3 7/9/2014
 

4/22/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 5/26/2014
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Pattern : Potential 3 5/26/2014
 

7/31/2013 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Provide timely notification to the resident before transfer or discharge. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/1/2013
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 8/1/2013
 

2/19/2013 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 : Minimal 3 3/12/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg WA State Avg
Number of Residents 88 74.78 77.10
Registered Nurses 0.32 0.81 1.16
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.76 0.83 0.60
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.07 2.44 2.60
Total Staff Hours 3.15 4.09 4.37

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% WA State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 4 3 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 4 4 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 48 16 11
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6 6 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 33 24 17
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 24 12 9
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 10 4 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 2 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 6 15 13
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 3 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 8 5 6
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 34 48 51
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 2 1
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 52 24 21
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 17 11 12
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 9 10 12
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 0