SOUTH LINCOLN NURSING CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at South Lincoln Nursing Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

SOUTH LINCOLN NURSING CENTER
711 ONYX STREET
KEMMERER, WY 83101
(307) 877-5717

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

96%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 23
  • Certified Beds: 24

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Government - Hospital District
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • Located Inside of a Hospital Facility
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For South Lincoln Nursing Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours1 Hour and 34 Minutes60 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours3 Minutes37 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 50 Minutes2 Hours and 2 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 37 Minutes1 Hour and 37 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 27 Minutes3 Hours and 39 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Wyoming are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityWyoming Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%89%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair3%2%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%5%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection15%9%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores6%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious28%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%7%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse15%11%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder35%43%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased13%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%9%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 07/29/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Safe, Easy to Use, Clean and Comfortable.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Put Firmly Secured Handrails on Each Side of Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010
Have Enough Outside Airflow.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010

Mistreatment

Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010

Pharmacy Service

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.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Make Sure That Residents Receive Treatment/Services to Continue to Be Able to Care for Themselves, Unless a Change is Unavoidable.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010

Resident Assessment

Keep Assessments Completed in the Preceding 15 Months in the Resident's Active Record.
  • Inspection Date: 07/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Keep Assessments Completed in the Preceding 15 Months in the Resident's Active Record.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010
1) Develop a Complete Care Plan Within 7 Days of Each Resident's Admission; 2) Prepare a Care Plan with the Care Team, Including the Primary Nurse, Doctor, Resident or Resident's Family or Representative; or 3) Check and Update the Care Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010
Make Sure That Doctors Visit Residents Regularly, As Required.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010

Resident Rights

Allow Residents to Easily See the Results of the Nursing Home's Most Recent Survey.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 09/17/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/01/2009
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 07/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/14/2010

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that South Lincoln Nursing Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 07/27/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009
Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 07/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009
Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 07/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Electrical

Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 07/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008

Furnishings and Decorations

Restrictions on the Use of Flammable Curtains.
  • Inspection Date: 07/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010
Properly Sized and Located Linen or Trash Receptacles.
  • Inspection Date: 07/27/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/09/2010

Hazardous Area

Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009

Illumination and Emergency Power

Properly Located and Lighted "Exit" Signs.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Properly Constructed Piped-In Oxygen Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 07/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 08/18/2008
Smoke Barrier Doors That Can Resist Smoke for at Least 20 Minutes.
  • Inspection Date: 09/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/12/2009
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Office of Health Quality of Wyoming - Retrieved 2011