General Information: ADAMS NURSING HOME
Nursing home name ADAMS NURSING HOME
Address1555 HILLABEE STREET
ALEXANDER CITY, AL 35010
Phone number (256) 329-0847
Located within a hospital No
Type of ownership For profit - Corporation
Owner operates multiple homesYes
Accept Medicare or Medicaid Medicare and Medicaid
Continue Care Retirement CommunityNo
Resident and family councils RESIDENT
Certified number of beds 88
Total number of residents 63
Perc of occupied beds 72
Sprinkler status Yes
Last health survey date 11/01/2012
Fire survey date: 11/08/2012
Ratings Summary: ADAMS NURSING HOME
Overall rating 3
3
Nursing Home Staffing 4
4
Registered Nurses only 3
3
Health Inspections 2
2
Quality Measures 4
4
Nursing Home Staffing Info: ADAMS NURSING HOME
National AverageADAMS NURSING HOME
Overall staff rating Not Available. 4
4
Registered Nurses only rating Not Available 3
3
Total Number of Residents 88.1 63.00
Total Number of Licensed Nurse Staff Hours per Resident per Day 29.8 hours 1.59 hours
Registered Nurses Hours per Residents per Day 29.0 hours .52 hours
Licensed Practical or Vacation Nurses Hours per Resident per Day 29.0 hours 1.07 hours
Certified Nursing Assistants Hours per Residents per Day 29.0 hours .52 hours
Health Inpections: ADAMS NURSING HOME
Inspection Results: 11/01/2012
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
12/04/2012Environmental DeficienciesHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. D
12/04/2012Nutrition and Dietary DeficienciesStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. F
12/04/2012Resident Rights DeficienciesProvide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. D
12/04/2012Resident Rights DeficienciesKeep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential. D
Inspection Results: 11/03/2011
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
12/08/2011Pharmacy Service DeficienciesKeep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. D
12/08/2011Pharmacy Service DeficienciesMaintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards. D
12/08/2011Nutrition and Dietary DeficienciesStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. F
12/08/2011Administration DeficienciesKeep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards. D
12/08/2011Quality Care DeficienciesEnsure 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. E
12/08/2011Quality Care DeficienciesProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. D
12/08/2011Quality Care DeficienciesEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. D
Inspection Results: 01/06/2011
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
01/28/2011Environmental DeficienciesKeep all essential equipment working safely. D
01/28/2011Environmental DeficienciesDispose of garbage and refuse properly. C
01/28/2011Nutrition and Dietary DeficienciesStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way. F
01/28/2011Nutrition and Dietary DeficienciesMake sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed. F
01/28/2011Quality Care DeficienciesEnsure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. D

Fire Safety Inpections: ADAMS NURSING HOME
Inspection Results: 11/08/2012
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
12/07/2012Smoke Compartmentation and Control DeficienciesWalls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. D
12/07/2012Corridor Walls and Doors DeficienciesCorridor and hallway doors that block smoke. D
Inspection Results: 11/08/2011
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
12/12/2011Hazardous Area DeficienciesSpecial areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system. E
12/12/2011Furnishings and Decorations DeficienciesExits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times. E
12/12/2011Fire Alarm Systems DeficienciesA fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility. E
12/12/2011Exits and Egress DeficienciesExits that are accessible at all times. E
12/12/2011Electrical DeficienciesA separate and independent backup electrical power source. E
12/12/2011Smoke Compartmentation and Control DeficienciesWalls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour. E
12/12/2011Corridor Walls and Doors DeficienciesCorridor and hallway doors that block smoke. E
Inspection Results: 01/12/2011
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
02/01/2011Electrical DeficienciesProperly installed electrical wiring and equipment. E
02/01/2011Electrical DeficienciesA separate and independent backup electrical power source. F
02/01/2011Furnishings and Decorations DeficienciesRestrictions on the use of flammable curtains. F
02/01/2011Building Service Equipment DeficienciesProperly protected cooking facilities. D
02/01/2011Automatic Sprinkler Systems DeficienciesPortable fire extinguishers. F

Resident Complaints: ADAMS NURSING HOME
Date Complaint Substantiated: 10/10/2012
CorrectedCategoryDeficiencySeverity
10/31/2012Mistreatment Deficiencies1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing D

Quality Measures: ADAMS NURSING HOME
Quality MeasuresNational AverageADAMS NURSING HOME
Overall quality rating Not Available 4
4
Long-Stay Residents
Percent of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder. 13% 11.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms. 16% 3.7999999999999998%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine. 99% 99.5%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection. 16% 4.7000000000000002%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased. 27% 11.199999999999999%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight. 16% 4.7000000000000002%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication. 31% 20.899999999999999%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain. 22% 17%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained. 11% 0%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers. 19% 1.8%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 62% 62.200000000000003%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury. 12% 0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine. 97% 100%
Short-Stay Residents
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain. 36% 21.399999999999999%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine. 92% 88.900000000000006%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened. 11% 0%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication. 27% 0%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine. 87% 74.599999999999994%
Severity Codes Explanation. Note: The higher the letter, the higher the severity.
AIsolated /Potential for minimal harm
BPattern /Potential for minimal harm
CWidespread /Potential for minimal harm
DIsolated /Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
EPattern /Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
FWidespread /Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
GIsolated /Actual harm
HPattern /Actual harm
IWidespread /Actual harm
JIsolated /Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
KPattern /Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety
LWidespread /Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety

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