BRIAN CTR HEALTH & REHAB/SPRUC

Nursing Home Inspector

218 LAUREL CREEK COURT
SPRUCE PINE, NC 28777
Mitchell County
Phone: 828-765-7312
Provider Number: 345270
Last Inspection: 01/06/2017

About the Nursing Home

Number of Beds: 127
Number of Residents: 99
Beds Available: 28
Percent Occupancy: 78%
Insurance Accepted: Medicare & Medicaid
Types of Councils: Resident
Ownership: For profit - Corporation
Within Hospital?: NO

About State Inspection Deficiencies

Nursing Homes that are Medicare and/or Medicaid certified are licensed by the state and are required to comply with rigid standards enforced by regular facility inspections and extensive evaluations.

The state inspection deficiencies provided here are accounts reported by state inspectors of every discrepancy found where the home failed to meet the minimum standards set forth by state and federal regulations. If a home does not show any deficiencies, it has met the minimum standards required.

Please note: 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.


Deficiency Ratings

Our nursing home inspector tool compares the severity of deficiences rather than the number of deficiences. We calculate the severity of each deficiency using the formula:

Severity Rating = Scope + Level of Harm.

Deficiency Rating= Sum of ALL Severity Ratings

Severity Scope Level of Harm
2 1-Isolated 1-Potential for minimal harm
3 2-Pattern 1-Potential for minimal harm
3 1-Isolated 2-Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
4 3-Widespread 1-Potential for minimal harm
4 2-Pattern 2-Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
4 1-Isolated 3-Actual harm
5 3-Widespread 2-Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
5 2-Pattern 3-Actual harm
5 1-Isolated 4-Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
6 3-Widespread 3-Actual harm
6 2-Pattern 4-Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
7 3-Widespread 4-Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety

Deficiency Ratings
By Region

Lower Numbers Are Better

 

0

Facility
0

County
14

NC
20

USA

Deficiency Ratings
By Year

Lower Numbers Are Better

 

0

2017
24

2015
9

2015

Medicare Ratings

Overall Rating: Overall Rating
Health Rating: Health Rating
Staff Rating: Staff Rating
Quality Rating: Quality Rating

 

Details by Inspection Date

11/19/2015 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. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
 
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. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
 
Failed To: Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. Pattern : Minimal 4 12/17/2015
 
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 12/17/2015
 
Failed To: Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. Isolated : Minimal 3 12/17/2015
 
Failed To: Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. Pattern : Potential 3 12/17/2015
 
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 12/17/2015
 

1/8/2015 Inspection

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Send unopened mail from residents and promptly deliver unopened mail to residents. Pattern : Potential 3 2/5/2015
 
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 2/5/2015
 
Failed To: Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. Isolated : Minimal 3 2/5/2015
 

Complaint Investigation Deficiencies

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

7/30/2015 Investigation

 
Deficiency Description Scope : Level of Harm 1 -- Rating -- 7 Corrected
Failed To: Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity. Isolated : Minimal 3 8/14/2015
 

About The Staff

(Higher Numbers Are Better)

Staffing Hours Per Day Per Resident... This Facility County Avg NC State Avg
Number of Residents 99 99.00 84.96
Registered Nurses 0.71 0.71 0.72
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses 0.82 0.82 0.87
Certified Nursing Assistants 2.02 2.02 2.33
Total Staff Hours 3.55 3.55 3.91

 


About the Residents

(Lower Numbers Are Better)

Percent of Residents... This Facility% County Avg% NC State Avg%
of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 4 4 7
of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 92 92 93
of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 96 96 93
of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 7 7 3
of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 2 2 2
of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 8 8 8
of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 38 38 29
of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 23 23 13
of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 2 2 6
of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0 0 0
of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened 27 27 23
of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 13 13 18
of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1 1 1
of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 5 5 4
of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 51 51 55
of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 97 97 83
of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit 13 13 13
of short-stay residents who made improvements in function 68 68 64
of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 2 2 1
of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 4 4 14
of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 85 85 81
of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission 18 18 20
of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community 64 64 55
of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0 0 0