Avalon Care Center - Pullman

Northwest 1310 Deane
Pullman, WA 99163
Whitman County
Phone: 509-332-1566
Provider Number: 505246
Last Inspection: 12/18/2014

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
48
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
27
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
21
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
56%
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
  • 9
  • 11
  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 9
  • 22
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

12/18/2014 Inspection

 
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 2/1/2015
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2015
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2015
 

11/4/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/18/2013
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/18/2013
Failed To: Maintain comfortable sound levels. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/18/2013
Failed To: Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/18/2013
Failed To: Make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/18/2013
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/18/2013
 

9/27/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/1/2012
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 11/1/2012
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 11/1/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 11/1/2012
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 11/1/2012
Failed To: Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. Pattern : Minimal 4 11/1/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

4/2/2012 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 4/23/2012
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 4/23/2012

 

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 27 39.00 77.46
Registered Nurses 1.57 1.30 1.16
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.38 0.32 0.60
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.26 2.29 2.59
Total Staff Hours 4.21 3.91 4.35

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 6 6 5
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 2 1 2
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 41 16 11
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 18 9 6
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 30 36 17
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 2 9 9
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 0 0 4
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 0 0 5
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 0
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 16 14 13
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 1 2 3
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 0 6 6
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 59 51
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 7 4 1
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 2 17 20
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 3 9 12
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 4 12