Life Care Center Of Cheyenne

1330 Prairie Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Laramie County
Phone: 307-778-8997
Provider Number: 535032
Last Inspection: 01/08/2015

About the Nursing Home About the Staff

Number of Beds
Number of
Beds
160
Number of Residents
Number of
Residents
123
Number of Beds Available
Beds Available
37
Percent Occupancy
Percent Occupancy
77%
Accepts Insurance
Insurance Accepted
Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils
Types of Councils
Both
Type of Ownership
Type of Ownership
For profit - Individual
Within a Hospital?
Within Hospital?
NO

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
  • WY
  • USA
  • 44
  • 51
  • 34
  • 20
Lower Numbers are Better

Deficiency Ratings what is a deficiency rating?
By Year


  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 44
  • 26
  • 34
Lower Numbers are Better

Details by Inspection Date

 

1/8/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2015
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 2/20/2015
Failed To: Assist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2015
Failed To: Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis. Pattern : Potential 3 2/20/2015
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 2/20/2015
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 2/20/2015
Failed To: Make sure that a doctor approves a resident's admission in writing and that each resident remains under the care of a doctor. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2015
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2015
Failed To: Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/20/2015
Failed To: Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/20/2015
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2015
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 3/20/2015
Failed To: Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/20/2015
 

12/19/2013 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
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 2/1/2014
Failed To: Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2014
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2014
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. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2014
Failed To: Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2014
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/1/2014
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Minimal 4 2/1/2014
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/1/2014
 

10/26/2012 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2012
Failed To: Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2012
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 12/11/2012
Failed To: Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2012
Failed To: Develop a post-discharge plan with the resident and family for the resident's care after leaving the nursing home. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2012
Failed To: Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident . Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2012
Failed To: Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances. Isolated : Actual 4 12/11/2012
Failed To: Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/11/2012
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Widespread : Minimal 5 12/11/2012
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/11/2012


 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

 

5/15/2014 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Isolated : Minimal 3 6/28/2014
 

10/10/2013 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 11/24/2013
 

3/28/2013 Investigation

 
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 5/12/2013

 

About The Staff About the Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg WY State Avg
Number of Residents 123 86.25 61.03
Registered Nurses 1.42 0.74 0.92
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.55 0.42 0.41
Certified Nursing Assistants 1.92 1.57 2.27
Total Staff Hours 3.89 2.73 3.60

About the Residents About the Staff

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% WY State Avg%
High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 2 4 4
Long Stay Residents Experiencing One or More Falls with Major Injury 2 2 4
Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 12 4 6
Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 6 7 7
Long Stay Residents Who Received an Antipsychotic Medication 18 20 15
Long Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 6 11 12
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 1 15 13
Long Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 5 16 6
Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0 0 1
Long Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with ADLs has Increased 8 11 17
Long Stay Residents with a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder 2 2 4
Long Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection 7 9 6
Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowel or Bladder 56 53 43
Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received an Antipsychotic Medication 1 2 2
Short Stay Residents Who Self Report Moderate to Severe Pain 25 27 24
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Pneumococcal Vaccine 5 27 20
Short Stay Residents Who Were NOT Assessed and Appropriately Given the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 8 21 19
Short Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened 0 0 0