THE HEIGHTS OF SUMMERLIN, LLC

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at The Heights of Summerlin, LLC. 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.

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THE HEIGHTS OF SUMMERLIN, LLC
10550 PARK RUN DRIVE
LAS VEGAS, NV 89144
(702) 515-6200

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Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

84%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 159
  • Certified Beds: 190

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Limited Liability Company
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by The Heights of Summerlin, LLC. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-101.5%
Total Percent:1.5%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-160.4%
ADL Index Range: 2-100.09%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-165.7%
ADL Index Range: 6-1038.7%
ADL Index Range: 0-512.3%
Total Percent:56.7%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-163.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-1011.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-54.6%
Total Percent:19.6%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-164.1%
ADL Index Range: 6-104.0%
ADL Index Range: 0-53.0%
Total Percent:11.1%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-162.4%
ADL Index Range: 6-102.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.8%
Total Percent:6.6%
 

Extensive Services

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-16
- Isolation for active infectious disease
1.0%
Total Percent:1.0%
 

Special Care High

  • Comatose
  • Septicemia
  • Diabetes with daily injections and a change of order two or more days
  • Quadriplegia with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Fever with pneumonia, or vomiting, or weight loss, or feeding tube
  • Parenteral/IV feedings
  • Respiratory therapy for 7 days
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.8%
Total Percent:0.8%
 

Special Care Low

  • Cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's disease with ADL score greater or equal to 5
  • Respiratory failure and oxygen therapy while a resident
  • Feeding tube where calories >= 51% or calories are in the range of 26-50% and fluid >= 501 mL)
  • Ulcers: 2 or more stage II or 1 or more stage III or IV pressure ulcers
  • Ulcers: 2 or more venous or arterial ulcers
  • Ulcers: 1 stage II pressure ulcer and 1 venous or arterial ulcer with 2 or more skin care treatments
  • Foot infection/diabetic foot ulcer/open lesions of foot with treatment
  • Radiation therapy while a resident
  • Dialysis while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 15-16
- No Signs of depression
0.7%
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- No Signs of depression
0.9%
Total Percent:1.6%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.03%
Total Percent:0.03%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 11-14
- Less restorative nursing
0.3%
Total Percent:0.3%
 

Rating Details For The Heights of Summerlin, LLC

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) Hours37 Minutes1 Hour and 18 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours1 Hour44 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 25 Minutes2 Hours and 21 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 37 Minutes2 Hours and 1 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 2 Minutes4 Hours and 22 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 Nevada are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityNevada Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season55%84%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination49%82%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious9%13%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores12%11%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased20%18%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%6%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse17%15%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained11%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection7%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight6%7%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores4%3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder47%55%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair10%9%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination74%75%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season62%77%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores16%14%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium1%3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain18%23%

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 04/29/2011.

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

Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 04/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/17/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Pharmacy Service

Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Have Drugs and Other Similar Products Available, Which Are Needed Every Day and in Emergencies, and Give Them out Properly.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011
At Least Once a Month, Have a Licensed Pharmacist Check the Drugs That Each Resident Takes.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Give Each Resident Enough Fluids to Keep Them Healthy and Prevent Dehydration.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011

Resident Assessment

Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Resident Rights

Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/10/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Keep Each Resident's Personal and Medical Records Private and Confidential.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/23/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Tell the Resident Completely About His or Her Health Status.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011
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.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011
Provide Services to Meet the Needs and Preferences of Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 04/29/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/31/2011

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for The Heights of Summerlin, LLC, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

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
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 07/14/2010
  • Correction Date: 08/20/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Properly Care for Residents Needing Special Services, Including: Injections, Colostomy, Ureostomy, Ileostomy, Tracheostomy Care, Tracheal Suctioning, Respiratory Care, Foot Care, and Prostheses.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/16/2010
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/01/2010
  • Correction Date: 02/11/2011
Provide Social Services for Related Medical Problems to Help Each Resident Achieve the Highest Possible Quality of Life.
  • Complaint Filed: 12/29/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Give Professional Services That Follow Each Resident's Written Care Plan.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/05/2011
  • Correction Date: 07/07/2011

Resident Rights

Immediately Tell the Resident, Doctor, and a Family Member If: the Resident is Injured, There is a Major Change in Resident's Physical/Mental Health, There is a Need to Alter Treatment Significantly, or the Resident Must Be Transferred or Discharged.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/12/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010
Help and Prepare Each Resident for a Safe and Easy Discharge and Transfer from the Nursing Home.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/17/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/25/2010
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

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 The Heights of Summerlin, LLC 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 05/06/2011.

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: 05/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 04/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009

Exits and Egress

Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 04/16/2009
  • Correction Date: 05/11/2009
Corridors or Aisles That Are Unobstructed and Are at Least 8 Feet in Width.
  • Inspection Date: 04/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 04/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 06/07/2010

Hazardous Area

Properly Installed Hallway Dispensers for Alcohol-Based Hand Rub.
  • Inspection Date: 04/21/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/21/2010

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 05/06/2011
  • Correction Date: 01/01/1900
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; State Health Division of Nevada - Retrieved 2011