Most Recent Deficiencies for Herman Health Care Center

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Updated as of April 01, 2022

A list of the most recent deficiencies for Herman Health Care Center. The list is based on the information provided by CMS from both standard inspections and from complaints filed by residents.

Deficiency Type of Deficiency Deficiency Date Date Corrected Resulted from a Complaint?
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. Health 2021-09-01 2021-10-02 N
Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights. Health 2021-03-11 2021-04-06 Y
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. Health 2020-11-16 2020-12-13 Y
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. Health 2020-10-27 2020-11-27 N
Honor the resident's right to a dignified existence, self-determination, communication, and to exercise his or her rights. Health 2020-06-16 2020-07-31 Y
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. Health 2020-05-29 2020-07-05 N
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. Health 2020-01-28 2020-03-14 Y
Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights. Health 2019-08-06 2019-08-17 Y
Notify the resident or the resident?s representative in writing how long the nursing home will hold the resident?s bed in cases of transfer to a hospital or therapeutic leave. Health 2019-07-10 2019-08-09 Y
Address subsistence needs for staff and patients. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Establish policies and procedures for sheltering. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
List the names and contact information of those in the facility. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Implement emergency and standby power systems. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Use approved construction type or materials. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Ensure that special areas are constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or have an approved fire extinguishing system. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Properly install and monitor supervisory attachments on automatic sprinkler systems. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Have properly installed electrical wiring and gas equipment. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Ensure heating and ventilation systems that have been properly installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Provide a written emergency evacuation plan. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
To conduct inspection, testing and maintenance of fire doors by qualified individuals. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Have generator or other power source capable of supplying service within 10 seconds. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Have proper medical gas storage and administration areas. Fire Safety 2019-06-28 2019-07-26 N
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Ensure that nurses and nurse aides have the appropriate competencies to care for every resident in a way that maximizes each resident's well being. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Provide pharmaceutical services to meet the needs of each resident and employ or obtain the services of a licensed pharmacist. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Ensure a licensed pharmacist perform a monthly drug regimen review, including the medical chart, following irregularity reporting guidelines in developed policies and procedures. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is necessary and PRN use is limited. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Ensure medication error rates are not 5 percent or greater. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Ensure that residents are free from significant medication errors. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Safeguard resident-identifiable information and/or maintain medical records on each resident that are in accordance with accepted professional standards. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 N
Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft. Health 2019-04-12 2019-05-06 Y
Establish roles under a Waiver declared by secretary. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Keep aisles, corridors, and exits free of obstruction in case of emergency. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Add doors in an exit area that do not require the use of a key from the exit side unless in case of special locking arrangements. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Have properly located and lighted "Exit" signs. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Properly select, install, inspect, or maintain portable fire extinguishes. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Install corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Have simulated fire drills held at unexpected times. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Ensure proper usage of power strips and extension cords. Fire Safety 2018-05-10 2018-05-24 N
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Health 2018-03-23 2018-04-21 N
Ensure drugs and biologicals used in the facility are labeled in accordance with currently accepted professional principles; and all drugs and biologicals must be stored in locked compartments, separately locked, compartments for controlled drugs. Health 2018-03-23 2018-04-21 N
Procure food from sources approved or considered satisfactory and store, prepare, distribute and serve food in accordance with professional standards. Health 2018-03-23 2018-04-21 N
Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. Health 2018-03-23 2018-04-21 N
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Health 2018-03-23 2018-04-21 N
Install emergency lighting that can last at least 1 1/2 hours. Fire Safety 2017-04-05 2017-05-17 N
Have approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems. Fire Safety 2017-04-05 2017-05-17 N
Inspect, test, and maintain automatic sprinkler systems. Fire Safety 2017-04-05 2017-05-17 N
Ensure that building systems meet requirements determined by risk assessment procedures performed by qualified personnel. Fire Safety 2017-04-05 2017-05-17 N
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. Health 2017-03-29 2017-04-21 N