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Palmyra Nursing Home

Contact Information:
Palmyra Nursing Home
1904 Palmyra Road
Albany, GA
Nursing Home Phone Number: (229) 883-0500

Nursing Home Details*:

Total Number of Beds: 250Percent of Occupied Beds: 97%
Total Number of Residents: 243Located Within a Hospital: No
Type of Ownership: For profit - CorporationMultiple Nursing Homes by Same Owner: No
Councils the Nursing Home Participates in: ResidentMedicare/Medicaid: Participating in Medicare and Medicaid
* Details Last Reported on: 06/26/2003

Nursing Home Staff Information:

Number of RN Hours per Nursing Home Resident per Day: 0.09
Number of LPN/LVN Hours per Nursing Home Resident per Day: 0.74
Number of CNA Hours per Nursing Home Resident per Day: 2.23
Number of Staff Hours per Nursing Home Resident per Day: 3.06





Nursing Home Resident Information**:

Percent of Low-Risk Residents Who Have Pressure Sores: 2%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores: 18%
Percent of High-Risk Residents Who Have Pressure Sores: 16%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain: 13%
Percent of Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain: 11%
Percent of Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse: 8%
Percent of Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair: 13%
Percent of Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased: 8%
Percent of Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious: 8%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents With Delirium: 22%
Percent of Residents Who Were Physically Restrained: 3%
Percent of Low-Risk Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder: 60%
Percent of Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder: 3%
Percent of Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection: 5%
** Details Last Reported on: 6/26/2003

Nursing Home Inspection Violations:

Date of Violation Date Corrected Type of Violation Deficiency Scope Level of Harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Resident Rights Deficiencies Properly hold, secure and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Pattern Potential for minimal harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Resident Rights Deficiencies Keep each resident's personal and medical records private and confidential. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Quality Care Deficiencies Make sure that residents with loss of bladder control receive treatment or service to prevent infections and help get normal bladder control. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Pharmacy Service Deficiencies 1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Act when the pharmacist reports something unusual. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Administration Deficiencies Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2001-06-27 2001-08-11 Administration Deficiencies Quickly tell the resident's doctor the results of lab tests. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Resident Rights Deficiencies Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for; or 2) how to apply for Medicaid, along with the names and addresses of State groups that can help. Widespread Potential for minimal harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Resident Rights Deficiencies Allow residents to easily see the results of the nursing home's most recent survey. Widespread Potential for minimal harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Resident Rights Deficiencies Provide care in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and self respect. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Quality Care Deficiencies Give professional services that meet a professional standard of quality. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Quality Care Deficiencies Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Quality Care Deficiencies Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to continue to be able to care for themselves, unless a change is unavoidable. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Quality Care Deficiencies Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Quality Care Deficiencies Make sure that residents with loss of bladder control receive treatment or service to prevent infections and help get normal bladder control. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Environmental Deficiencies Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents. Pattern Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Environmental Deficiencies Get rid of garbage properly. Pattern Potential for minimal harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Quality Care Deficiencies Give or get special rehabilitation if in the patient's plan of care. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Environmental Deficiencies Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable. Pattern Potential for minimal harm
2002-05-23 2002-07-02 Administration Deficiencies Make sure that nurse aides show they have the skills to be able to care for residents. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Resident Rights Deficiencies Properly hold, secure and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home. Pattern Potential for minimal harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Mistreatment Deficiencies 1) Hire only people who have 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 harm or potential for actual harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Quality Care Deficiencies Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Quality Care Deficiencies Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Pharmacy Service Deficiencies Act when the pharmacist reports something unusual. Isolated Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
2003-06-26 2003-08-10 Environmental Deficiencies Have a program to keep infection from spreading. Widespread Potential for minimal harm

*** All violations listed are based on federal government records.

 

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