Most Recent Deficiencies for PIONEER HEALTH OF CENTRAL GEORGIA

Updated as of August 01, 2020

The list is based on the information provided by CMS from both standard inspections and from complaints filed by residents.

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Deficiency Deficiency Date
Have exits that are accessible at all times. 2020-01-13
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems. 2020-01-13
Ensure smoke barriers are constructed to a 1 hour fire resistance rating. 2020-01-13
Have enough space near smoke barriers to protect residents. 2020-01-13
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system. 2019-07-29
Have a fire alarm with audible and visual signals that transmits the alarm automatically to notify emergency forces in event of fire. 2019-07-29
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times. 2019-07-29
Ensure receptacles at patient bed locations and where general anesthesia is administered, are tested after initial installation, replacement or servicing. 2019-07-29
Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords. 2019-07-29
Meet other general requirements. 2018-12-04
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system. 2018-12-04
Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes. 2018-12-04
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 2018-12-04
Have posted "No-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed. 2018-12-04
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals. 2020-01-15
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. 2020-01-15
Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards. 2020-01-15
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. 2020-01-15
Provide bedrooms that don't allow residents to see each other when privacy is needed. 2020-01-15
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests. 2020-01-15
Not transfer or discharge a resident without an adequate reason; and must provide documentation and convey specific information when a resident is transferred or discharged. 2019-02-13
Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights. 2019-02-13
Assess the resident when there is a significant change in condition 2019-07-31
Notify the appropriate authorities when residents with MD or ID services has a significant change in condition. 2019-07-31
Create and put into place a plan for meeting the resident's most immediate needs within 48 hours of being admitted 2019-07-31
Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2019-07-31
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. 2019-07-31
Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards. 2019-07-31
Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards. 2019-07-31
Ensure that residents are fully informed and understand their health status, care and treatments. 2018-12-19
Honor the resident's right to a safe, clean, comfortable and homelike environment, including but not limited to receiving treatment and supports for daily living safely. 2018-12-19
Protect each resident from all types of abuse such as physical, mental, sexual abuse, physical punishment, and neglect by anybody. 2018-12-19
Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft. 2018-12-19
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment. 2018-12-19
Develop and implement a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured. 2018-12-19
Develop the complete care plan within 7 days of the comprehensive assessment; and prepared, reviewed, and revised by a team of health professionals. 2018-12-19
Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, resident?s preferences and goals. 2018-12-19
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. 2018-12-19
Ensure that feeding tubes are not used unless there is a medical reason and the resident agrees; and provide appropriate care for a resident with a feeding tube. 2018-12-19
Ensure menus must meet the nutritional needs of residents, be prepared in advance, be followed, be updated, be reviewed by dietician, and meet the needs of the resident. 2018-12-19
Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently. 2018-12-19
Establish a governing body that is legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies for managing and operating the facility and appoints a properly licensed administrator responsible for managing the facility. 2018-12-19
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies and develop corrective plans of action. 2018-12-19
Give their staff education on dementia care, and what abuse, neglect, and exploitation are; and how to report abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 2018-12-19
Ensure nurse aides have the skills they need to care for residents, and give nurse aides education in dementia care and abuse prevention. 2018-12-19